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Holiday Death Cafe and Candle Lighting Ceremony
Hosted by Lindsay Smith, Serena Trexler and Nicole of Emerald Awakenings

Cornerstone Funeral Services
18635 SE Bakers Ferry Road
Boring, OR 97009
ICCFA (Independent Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association) Annual Conference 2023
“Two Decades of Green Burial: What We Did Right” with Ed Bixby, Founder of the Global Green Burial Alliance

JW Marriot Tampa Water Street and Convention Center
510 Water Street
Tampa, FL 33602

April 10 - 14, 2023, Date and TIme TBD

PAST EVENTS
Whole Approach to Dying Webinar


Open to a new relationship with death to live your fullest life!

In Collaboration with Shira Sameroff of Heart and Soul Coaching

 

Green Burial Lecture

St. Luke the Physician Episcopal Church
120 SW Towle Avenue
Gresham, OR 97080

Sunday, November 11, 2023


Green Burial Lecture

Willamette University
900 State Street
Salem, OR 97301

Thursday November 9, 2023

Information

Portland Book Festival Cover to Cover Series
History of Death and Dying in Oregon with Portland Author Sallie Tisdale 

McMenamin's Chapel Pub
430 N. Killingsworth Avenue
Portland, OR 97217

 

Friday, November 3rd 2023

Information
A Visit from the Green Reaper

Aloha Community Library
17455 SW Farmington Road
Aloha, OR 97007

Tuesday, October 31st 2023


Funeral Directing 101: How to Get Hired

Miami Dade College
Miami, FL

Thursday, October 26th 2023

Information

Conversations4Exploration

"Green Burial Eco-Afterlife"


Cuyamungue Institute
Sedona, AZ


 

Sunday, October 22nd 2023

Information

Death and Dying Workshop - What is an End-of-Life Doula?
with Special Guests, Lindsay Reva, Serena Trexler and Nicole (Emerald Awakenings)


Cornerstone Funeral Services
18635 SE Bakers Ferry Road
Boring, OR 97009


 

Saturday, October 21st 2023

Information


Green Burial Options

Multnomah Arts Center
7688 SW Capitol Highway
Portland, OR 97219

Wednesday, October 4 2023

Information


National Home Funeral Home Alliance
Natural Organic Reduction & Home Burial

Backyard Burial

Wednesday, September 27 2023


Fall Author Series 

Ledding Library
10660 SE 21st Avenue
Milwaukie, OR 97222

Wednesday, September 20th, 2023


What is an Ethical Will?

Kim Steffgen of Tumbleweave Textiles
End of Life Doula Discussion with Angela, Heartwise Woman


Cornerstone Funeral Services
18635 SE Bakers Ferry Road
Boring, OR 97009
 

Saturday, August 19, 2023


Experts Panel

CSI Forensic Camp
Miami Dade College - North Campus
11380 NW 27th Avenue
Miami, FL 33167

Friday, July 28th, 2023

Information

Summer Afternoon Tea - Sustainable Conversation

8315 SW Godwin Court
Tigard, OR 97223

For more information, text Toni: 503-730-8869

Sunday, July 16th, 2023

Information

Cultural Death Care through a Theological Lens

George Fox University Grief Studies
Zoom Lecture

Thursday, July 13th, 2023

Information
Green Burial and Felting Cloth

Cornerstone Funeral Services
18635 SE Bakers Ferry Road
Boring, OR 97009

 

Saturday, June 24, 2023

Green Burial Options Lecture

Agnus Dei Lutheran Church
10511 Peacock Hill Avenue NW
Gig Harbor, WA 98332

Sunday, April 16 2023

Everybody Reads
Death Trivia Co-Hosted with Portland Author Sallie Tisdale

Multnomah County Library - Hillsdale Branch
1525 SW Sunset Boulevard. Portland, OR 97239

Thursday, March 2, 2023

KMUZ-FM, SALEM, OR
Taking Charge: End of Life Options in Oregon


 

End of Life Matters
Green Options

Universalist Unitarian Church of Willamette Falls
710 6th Street, Oregon City, OR 97045

Sunday, February 19, 2023


Life of an Eco-Friendly Mortician
Guest Lecturer


Miami-Dade College

Thursday, February 9, 2023

Information
Second Annual Lifting the Lid International Death Festival
Saving the Planet One Death at a Time

Sunday, November 20, 2022


Portland Book Festival Cover to Cover
Broadway Books
1714 NE Broadway St
Portland, OR 97232

Thursday, November 3, 2022

Environmental Science as it Relates to Green Burial
Green Burial Council Virtual Conference

Saturday, October 22, 2022

Key Issues for Owners and Operators
Green Burial Council Virtual Conference

Friday, October 21, 2022


Death Outside the Box
Evening Star End of Life Doula Panel

Tuesday, October 11, 2022

Peer to Peer Green Burial Forum with Amy Cunningham 
Green Burial Council Virtual Conference

Thursday, September 29, 2022

Hope Village
Guest Presenter

Tuesday, August 2nd 2022

Information
Miami-Dade College Forensic Camp
Forensic Panel of Experts

Friday, July 29th, 2022

Canby Adult Center
What is Green Burial?

Wednesday, May 25th, 2022


Haliburton Highlands Green Burial Society of Ontario, Canada
Annual Meeting Presenter - 'Why Green Burial? Your Ecological Legacy After Death."

Wednesday, May 4th 2022

Planet Haliburton
Canoe 100. FM 

Thursday, April 28th, 2022

Mount Hood Community College
Eco-Friendly Options for Your Body After Death

Sunday, April 24th 2022

Miami-Dade College - School of Funeral Science
Tenants of Green Burial - Guest Lecturer

Thursday, April 7th 2022 


Mount Hood Community College
The Art of Dying Green

Sunday, February 27th 2022

Cincinatti College of Mortuary Science
Green Burial 101

Thursday, February 24th 2022

Information
WCPT-AM 820, Chicago
"Live, Local and Progressive with Eric Zorn"

Thursday, January 31st 2022

Oregon Memorial Association
Choices of Disposition in Oregon

Thursday, January 27th 2022, 

Lifting the Lid Festival
International Funeral Director Panel, Saturday, November 2oth, 8am Pacific
Who is the Green Reaper, Sunday, November 21st, 3pm Pacific

Saturday, November 20th and Sunday, November 21st, 2021

Introduction to Green Burial - West Linn Library Library
Presenter

Thursday, October 21, 2021

Community Green Burial Options - Hillsboro Brookwood Library
Green Burials: Environmental Impact Post Mortem

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Miami-Dade College School of Funeral Services
The Life of the Green Reaper of Boring, Oregon

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Information
Oregon Memorial Association 60th Celebration
Speaker

Saturday, September 18, 2021


NXT Generation Mortuary Support
Eco-Friendly Techniques for Unembalmed Remains - Special guest

Thursday, August 19, 2021


Miami -Dade Forensic Camp
Presenter

Friday, July 30, 2021

Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science
Legal Forms of Disposition - What are the options?

Thursday, July 22, 2021

Dharma Rain Zen Center
Shrouding Demonstration with Sallie Tisdale, Portland Buddhist and Author

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Information
History on Tap - Death and Burial in the Pacific Northwest
Kiggins Theater, Vancouver, WA

Thursday, June 17, 2021

Wayne State University
Funeral Service Law and Ethics

Monday, June 7, 2021

Mount Hood Community College Mortuary Program
Meet the Green Reaper

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Miami-Dade College School of Funeral Services
Life and Death in Funeral Service

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Information
Northeast College Community College Mortuary Program
Legal Forms of Disposition Lecture

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Information
Environmental Directions Radio Show

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Information
Miami-Dade College School of Funeral Services
Life and Death in Funeral Service

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Information
Kaiser Hospice - Pacific Northwest
What is Green Burial?

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Information

The Future of the Profession
JCG Summit - Virtual Event

Thursday, March 4, 2021 


Whole Relationship with Death Workshop
Virtual Event

Sunday, February 21, 2021

Emerging Trends in Funerals & Burials
Redesigning the End - Virtual Event

Thursday, January 28, 2021 

The Jefferson Exchange Live Call-in Interview
Jefferson Public Radio, Southern OR/Northern CA 

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 

FINE Mortuary College
Issues and Concerns of Natural Burial - Virtual Event

Sunday, January 24, 2021 

Information
The Art of Death and Dying
Hoffman Center Of Art, Manzanita, OR - Virtual Event

November 18, 2020

First Annual Green Burial Conference
Session: What Do Funeral Directors Need to Know about Green Burial?

October 20, 2020

Green Burial Talk
Clark County Green Neighbors - Virtual Event

July 8, 2020

Green Burial in Oregon
Oregon City Library - Postponed due to COVID-19

May 14, 2020

Information
Aging Life Care Association 
Brookdale Oswego Springs - Postponed due to COVID-19

May 12, 2020

Information
Oregon Public Broadcasting / Think Out Loud
Funeral in the time of COVID-19 Live on 91.5 FM

April 21, 2020

Information
Green Burials in Oregon
Mid-Columbian Unitarian Universalists Church, Hood River,  - Postponed due to COVID-19

April 9, 2020

Information
American Lung Association Q& A Session
Kaiser Sunnyside Medical Center

March 2, 2020

Information
How Can I Have a Green Burial?
Canby Adult Center - Postponed due to COVID-19

March 25, 2020

Information
Importance of Planning your Homegoing
Emmanuel Church of God in Christ United

February 9, 2020

Information
Green Burial Lecture
Canby Public Library

February 4, 2020

Information
Salem Environmental Education - Green News and Brews
Taproot Lounge and Cafe

January 21, 2020

Northwestern Showman's Club Banquet & Ball Memorial Service
Benson Hotel, Portland, OR

January 18, 2020

Information
GOING GREEN: END OF LIFE OPTIONS Webinar
Aging Advisors PDX Webinar Series

December 3, 2019

Lit Crawl PDX - Distressing Deaths in the Land of Literature
Ace Hotel, Portland, OR

November 8, 2019

OMSI After Dark: Spirits
OMSI, Portland, OR

October 30, 2019

Information
Oregon Cemetery Association 2019 Annual Conference
Hood River Inn, Hood River, OR

October 18, 2019

2019 GARDEN HOME COMMUNITY SUSTAINABILITY FAIR
Garden Home Community Center

October 4, 2019

Information
Oregon Memorial Association 2019 Annual Gathering
Willamette View Heron Auditorium

September 21, 2019

Information
GREEN BURIAL LECTURE
Rose Villa Performing Arts Center

June 4, 2019

Information
'THE DIGITAL DIVIDE" - KBOO 90.7 FM, Portland, Oregon
Hosted by Rabia Yeaman

March 8, 2019

"AGING IN PORTLAND" KKPZ 1330 AM, Portland, Oregon
Memorial Day Aging and Dying Special

May 22, 2019

Information
LIVING PLANET: LIFE AND DEATH
 @DeutscheWelle's Living Planet podcast

May 24, 2019

IN CONVERSATION: HOME FUNERALS AND GREEN BURIALS
Portland Shambhala Meditation Center

April 28, 2019

Information
River West Village Salon GREEN BURIAL Q & A
St. Luke’s Lutheran Church Shalom Center 

April 24, 2019

Information
FUNERARY HISTORY OF GREEN BURIAL IN OREGON
Happy Valley Library

April 16, 2019

Information
APPROACHES TO THE END OF LIFE
Providence Willamette Falls Community Center

March 15, 2019

Information
GREEN BURIAL DISCUSSION -- In Conversation with Walt Patrick of Herland Forest
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Vancouver

March 10, 2019

Information
AGING IN PORTLAND
Interview, 1330AM THE TRUTH KKPZ

December 12, 2018

Information
KAKU FM - Maui - "DEATH TRACKS"
Interview on 88.5 FM, Maui, HI with Host Bodhi Be

February 12, 2019

Information
GREEN BURIAL FOR MARION COUNTY MASTER RECYCLERS 25th ANNIVERSARY
The Yard, Salem, OR

February 4, 2019

GREEN BURIAL DISCUSSION
Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Willamette Falls

February 3, 2019

Information
CODA CONVERSATIONS
PDX Commons Cohousing

January 23, 2019

WHAT IS GREEN BURIAL?
Fort Vancouver Library

January 13, 2019

Information
TEDxSALEM
Salem Convention Center

January 5, 2019

The NW Association for Death Education & Bereavement Support
Lewis and Clark College

January 3, 2019

Information
Garden Home and Sustainability Repair Fair
THPRD Garden Home Recreation Center – Gymnasium

October 18, 2018

"WORKING ON PURPOSE" radio show
W4CY Radio

November 20, 2018

GREEN BURIAL SEMINAR
Washougal Community Center

November 10, 2018

LIT CRAWL PORTLAND - The Ladies' Aid Society Death Brigade 
CENTRL Office Downtown (With Sallie Tisdale)

November 9, 2018

BE PROVIDED CONSERVATION RADIO

October 30, 2018

Historical Columbian Cemetery Harvest Festival
Historic Columbian Cemetery, Portland, OR

October 20, 2018

WINNING WITH ANNALEE
Interview, 1620AM, Pensacola, Florida and 92.3FM, Mobile, Alabama

September 11, 2018

Information
Puyallup Festival of Books
Puyallup Public Library

October 6, 2018

BE PROVIDED CONSERVATION RADIO

October 30, 2018

THE SUSTAINABILITY CENTURY
“Green Death and Funerals" interview with Marc de Sousa Shields

September 28, 2018

Information
AUTHOR2AUTHOR RADIO SHOW

September 25, 2018

River West Village Senior Resource Fair
Multnomah Arts Center

September 15, 2018

Information
THIRD PLACE BOOKS
Book reading and signing in Seattle, WA

August 8, 2018

AGING IN PORTLAND - Part 2
Interview, 1330AM THE TRUTH KKPZ

September 5, 2018

Information
AGING IN PORTLAND
Interview, 1330AM THE TRUTH KKPZ

August 29, 2018

Information
BONNEVILLE SACRAMENTO PUBLIC RADIO
Interview on Sacramento stations: KNCI 105.1 FM, KZZO 100.5 FM, KYMX 96.1 FM & KHTK 1140 AM

August 19, 2018

Information
Oregon Museum of the Oregon Territory
Murdock Gallery, Oregon City, OR

August 15, 2018

MR. MEDIA!
Interview with Bob Andelman

August 13, 2018

Mater Dei Radio
88.3 FM KBVM – Portland, Salem, Vancouver
94.9 & 100.5 FM KMME – Eugene, Springfield, Cottage Grove

August 8, 2018

KXL - "SPEAKING FREELY"
Interview on 101 FM, Portland, OR with Host Lucinda Kay

July 29, 2018

Information
GET OVER IT!
Radio Interview with Monique Chapman

August 8, 2018

MOTHER EARTH NEWS GREEN LIVING FAIR
Albany, OR

August 5, 2018

Information
ONE PAGE WEDNESDAY
Literary Arts, Portland, OR

August 1, 2018

Information
UNITY FM - "WORLD SPIRITUALITY"
Interview with host Reverend Paul John Roach

August 2, 2018

Information
VOICE AMERICA RADIO- "GOOD GRIEF"

August 1, 2018

Information
KBOO -"BETWEEN THE COVERS"
Interview by Emily Young, 90.7 FM, Portland, Oregon

July 31, 2018

GREEN BURIAL WORKSHOP
CLACKAMAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE- ENVIRONMENTAL LEARNING CENTER

July 14, 2018

Information
Everything You Need to Know About Green Burial with Local Mortician​
Estacada Public Library

July 12, 2018

Information
KDNK - "FOR LAND'S SAKE"
Live Interview, 88.1FM - Carbondale, Colorado

July 10, 2018

KPFT - "ECOLOGY RADIO"
Live Interview, 90.1FM, Houston, Texas

July 8, 2018

Information
THE OPEN BOOK
Book reading and signing in Bend, OR

June 29, 2018

Information
KGNU - "HOW ON EARTH SCIENCE SHOW"
Radio Interview on 88.5 FM - Boulder/Denver, Colorado

June 26, 2018

THE BRONC - "SUSTAINABLE YOU"
Radio Interview on 107.7 FM, Lawrenceville, New Jersey

June 23, 2018

Information
WAIF - "LIFE IS MEANT TO BE GOOD"
Live Interview, 88.3FM, Cincinnati, Ohio

June 17, 2018

OREGON MEMORIAL ASSOCIATION
Green Burial: A Newer Earth-Friendly Options

June 16, 2018

Information
THE BOOK BIN
Book reading and signing in Salem, OR

June 15, 2018

Information
ANOTHER READ THROUGH
Book reading and signing in Portland, OR

June 14, 2018

Information
KEXP - Mind Over Matters Sustainability Segment
Interview, 90.3FM, Seattle, WA

June 9, 2018

ELLIOT BAY BOOK COMPANY
Book reading and signing in Seattle, WA

June 2, 2018

VILLAGE BOOKS
Book reading and signing in Bellingham, WA

May 31, 2018

WISCONSIN PUBLIC RADIO
Book reading and signing in Seattle, WA

May 29, 2018

VINTAGE BOOKS
Book reading and signing in Vancouver, WA

May 26, 2018

THE BOOK BIN
Book reading and signing in Corvallis, OR

May 25, 2018

KMUZ - WASTE MATTERS
100.7 FM Salem, Oregon

May 24, 2018

ORCA BOOKS
Book reading and signing in Olympia, WA

May 19, 2018

MOTHER FOUCAULT'S BOOKSHOP
Book reading and signing in Portland, OR

May 18, 2018

IN OTHER WORDS BOOKSTORE
Book release party in Portland, OR

May 16, 2018

AM Northwest & Afternoon LIVE!

May 15, 2018

NPR - Jefferson Public Radio Live Interview
THE JEFFERSON EXCHANGE | Jefferson Public Radio Live Interview
NPR Member station of Southern Oregon/Northern California

May 10, 2018

SCIENCE ON TAP
Kiggins Theater, Vancouver, WA

May 9, 2018

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