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.

Why Do We Burn the Woods?

Talk & Tour 

Why Do We Burn the Woods?

Our longleaf pine ecosystem depends on the regular occurrence of fire. We are planning a Prescribed Burn within the next few months.

 Learn about the importance of Prescribed Fire from Laura Starkey, Heartwood’s Executive Director, Land Manager & “Burn Boss”.


May 11

9:00 – 

10:30 AM


Come learn how Fire helps our woods remain healthy and vibrant.





Following our next burn, we will plan a special tour of the burn areas, so you can see for yourself the amazing and transformative effects of nature’s most incredible of tools: fire. 


Want to attend?

  • Please RSVP (727) 376-5111
  • Wear closed-toe shoes (NO SANDALS)
  • Dress for the weather
  • Bring your own water bottle, sunscreen, and insect repellantHeartwood Preserve

4100 Starkey Blvd.

Trinity 34655