Events

Join us for the Green Burial Association of Maryland Quarterly Event:

A Conversation about Green/Natural Burial:
Experiences and Options

Saturday, February 29

1-2:30 pm with Refreshments

Woodbrook Baptist Church
25 Stevenson Lane, Baltimore, MD 21212

RSVP (helpful but not required)

The event includes an informational slide show. We will hear the story of Board Member Mike Franch and his recent experience in search of a local green burial. There will be time for conversation and sharing. 

For our email list or info: 410-258-9343 “If you don’t know you have an option, you don’t have an option.” Jane Berkow, founding President of GBAM. 

Our Work

The Green Burial Association of Maryland promotes environmentally sound burial practices in the State of Maryland through public education, funeral industry outreach, legislative advocacy, and support for creating conservation burial grounds.  Green Burial upholds natural resource and land conservation, worker health protection, and reduction of pollutants and carbon emissions. 

Speakers are available to provide presentations on green burial practices and grounds and to discuss the ecological and spiritual aspects of green burial to interested public groups, or to those with funeral homes or cemeteries who want to explore this business opportunity. Speaker requests may be made on our Contact page. For funeral home and cemeteries with clients inquiring about green burial, GBAM brochures may also be requested on the Contact page. The Resources page provides information on green cemeteries in and near Maryland, and where to find green burial supplies.

GBAM tracks legislative developments at the State and local level in order to provide timely input on legislation affection green burial issues in Maryland. We notify members of opportunities to have their voices heard on green burial issues. To join GBAM, please Contact us.

GBAM works with individuals and organizations wishing to establish green or conservation burial grounds in Maryland, providing them with information, resources and guidance as they establish green options. Please make inquiries on our Contact page.