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Talk & Tour: Natural Burial is Saturday, February 22, 2020 @ 10:00 am with Diana, Heartwood’s Manager. This Talk & Tour will last 1 hour.

Talk will be held in the Heartwood Welcome Center 4100 Starkey Blvd., where complimentary refreshments are provided. There will be no selling – only shared information. If you are considering conservation burial – stop in! There’s a lot to consider, and many myths and misconceptions.

Tour will be brief and voluntary (please wear closed-toe shoes), approximately 15 minutes. Call with questions (727) 376-5111

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Natural Conservation Burial Talk at UUC

Off-site event: Unitarian Universalists of Clearwater

◊ Laura Starkey, Executive Director of Heartwood Preserve Conservation Cemetery, is presenting a talk on Natural, Conservation Burial at UUC’s ‘Open Issues’ this Sunday 2/16/2020 from 9:30-10:20 am.

◊ The public is invited (please arrive by 9:25).

UUC is located at:
Unitarian Universalists of Clearwater
2470 Nursery Road
Clearwater, FL 33764

◊ Open Issues is held in the Patio Room which is to the left (East) of the main sanctuary looking out over the pond.



Our Quarterly Burial Crew Training Night is set for Tuesday, 1/21/20.


Heartwood Preserve’s Burial Crew is a group of very special people who assist with the natural burials that take place at Heartwood Preserve. This is a unique opportunity to help families have a meaningful closure to their loved one’s life.
The Burial Crew primarily helps to carry the deceased from the hearse (or other vehicle) to the grave, set the body over the grave, lower the body by hand (with ropes) into the grave, and finish closing the grave, after the family has participated as much as they want.
The crew may also help with other needed tasks like directing parking, set-up & cleanup of burial area.
If this sounds like something YOU may be interested in doing, please join our current crew & staff for our Training Night, Tuesday, January 21st, at 6 PM.
We will go over: safety, logistics, what to expect, dress code and practicing/training of lifting and lowering of the deceased.
Our Burial Crew represents not only Heartwood Preserve, but a new way of caring for our dead and for the land, that very few have had a chance to experience.
Call with any questions or to RSVP:
(727) 376-5111

Conservation of land and conservation of people frequently go hand in hand…”     

Eleanor Roosevelt



Inquire for more details: EMAIL


Meet the Manager of Heartwood Preserve,  Diana Sayegh,

for an Informational Talk & Tour about Natural, Green Burial Options.


Saturday, August 17, 2019

10:00 AM  – 11:00 AM

(Educational session, no selling!)

  • What is Heartwood Preserve? & Why?
  • Pre-planning info & pricing will be handed-out.
  • Q&A
  • Short Tour of Preserve
  • Refreshments
  • Please RSVP (727) 376-5111



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