Green Burial: An Environmentally Friendly Option to Return the Body to Earth

Jane Berkow speaking during presentation

View our May speaker series featuring Jane Berkow, the president of the Green Burial Association of Maryland, which she helped found in 2015. In 2014, she retired from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Animal Plant Health Inspection Service, where she worked for 20 years as an organization development consultant.

Where the Wild Things Live

Sign denoting wildflower area

Bowie —  Two years after Bowie was certified as a National Wildlife Federation Certified Community Wildlife Habitat, the community has not stopped promoting its efforts to reverse the loss of wildlife habitat and promote the use of green spaces.

Rural Living, Just Beyond the Beltway

Pig at Cabin Creek Heritage Farm

Upper Marlboro — Cabin Creek Heritage Farm is an example of what the Prince George’s County Planning Department was striving to achieve in its RCP. The goal of the plan is “preserving our existing rural and agricultural communities including our rural viewsheds, farmland, and the agricultural economy.”