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MHOA May Quarterly Meeting - Green Burials - Register now!

Deadline to register is May 6th

MHOA May Quarterly Meeting - Green Burials

May 16, 2024: 10am to 12pm

Walpole Country Club, 233 Baker St., Walpole


Green burial is an emerging local public health topic.  A panel of speakers will demystify green burials by explaining what it is and addressing common misconceptions. Hear from local communities and statewide partners on how these green burial sites perform, their challenges, solutions, and impacts. 


  • Amy Donovan-Palmer, Mansfield Health Department (Moderator)
  • Sophia Sayigh, Green Burial Coalition 
  • Lisa Groves, Westford Cemetery Commission
  • Kelly Messier, Orleans Health Department 
  • Joseph Cerutti, MassDEP
  • Lisa Stevens-Goodnight, MAHB

Learning Objectives: 

At the end of this training program, participants will be able to:

  • Explain green burials and describe the differences compared to conventional burials
  • Explain and debunk common misconceptions about green burials
  • Describe the regulations and guidance related to cemeteries and burials that apply to green burials.

Registration fee:  Members $50     Non-members: $70

CEUs available: 2.2 CHO/CPH, RS/REHS; 2 RN CEUs 

Click here to register

Please note: Proper attire is required at all times on Club property. The Client is responsible for sharing the Club’s dress code with all Event guests and participants:

  • Permitted attire includes collared shirts; Bermuda shorts, slacks, or a comparable level of attire.
  • Not permitted attire includes denim; gym shorts; short-shorts; tank tops; cutoffs; and street shoes.
  • Hats are not permitted indoors.

Registration deadline is May 6, 2024. 

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