Death and Taxes

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 The vast majority of death care providers are for-profit corporations; Herland Forest is different, and I’m delighted to relate that this summer, the IRS recognized that difference by granting Herland Forest recognition as a 501(c)(13) tax-exempt cemetery. You’ve probably heard … Continued

A Tree Grave

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A key reason why people choose to rest in the Herland Forest is that they want their remains to nurture the growth of a tree–often a specific type of tree. Here in the Pacific Northwest, the hazelnut is a very … Continued

The Web of Life

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When something dies in the forest, fungi break it down and allow the essential elements such as magnesium and potassium to be re-used to create more life. The forest’s mycological network then transports those critical resources from where they rest … Continued