About Us

Statement of Purpose:
To create a burial ground in the Ottawa Valley in keeping with the principles of Green Burial.


  • Build public awareness of and demand for natural burial.  
  • Encourage existing funeral services and cemeteries to offer green alternatives.
  • Educate municipalities about the benefits and need for natural burial grounds
  • Establish a Green Burial cemetery for the residents of the Ottawa Valley within one of these Townships: Killaloe, Hagarty, Richards; Madawaska Valley; North Algona, Wilberforce; Laurentian Valley; Bonnechere Valley; Brudenell, Lyndoch, Raglan
  • Using the Ottawa Valley site as a template, seek and develop new green burial sites in Eastern Ontario

Green Burial Ottawa Valley is incorporated as a non-profit co-operative.  Our Directors are: Megan Spencer, Bernadine Roslyn, Robbie Anderman, Charlotte Bodnar, Kaz Amaranth, Mary Nash, Sasha Honsl and Katie Howard. 

Top Row: Sasha Honsl, Megan Spencer, Katie Howard, Charlotte Bodnar and Iliana, Kaz Amaranth Front Row: Mary Nash, Bernadine Roslyn, Robbie Anderman
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