Ozaukee Treasures Network


  • Workshop on Natural Burial

    Natural Burial:
    Returning to the Wisdom of Our Past
    sponsored by Unitarian Church North's Green Committee

    Saturday, March 22, 2014
    8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
    at The Schlitz Audubon Nature Center

    Learn how to harvest the wisdom of our past by caring for deceased loved ones at home and returning their remains to Earth using the age-old practice of natural burial. Caring for them in this way is not only the last act of love but the first step in healing. Local professionals will share with you their experiences, explain what's possible today locally, and provide you with plenty of resources. The day will include screening the film, "A Family Undertaking" and the following speakers:

    Kevin Corrado – Natural Path Sanctuary Coordinator, Verona, WI; a nature preserve burial ground affiliated with the Farley Center for Peace, Justice and Sustainability

    David Brenner – Manager, Prairie Home Cemetery located in Waukesha, WI ,currently offering natural burials in a restored prairie and the traditional cemetery
    Jeff Kleczka – Funeral Director, Prasser Kleczka Funeral Homes, is following the return to natural burial and in-home care for the deceased movements very closely and will share his perspectives

    Margaret Brill – trained volunteer for in-home care for the deceased and ritual planning

    Cost: $30 before March 15th; $35 after March 15th
    Lunch included; Reservations Required

    To Register, call John at 262-377-3358
    Mail checks to UCN Green Burial Workshop,
    13800 N. Port Washington Rd., Mequon, WI 53097

    For More Info: Visit

    Schlitz Audubon Nature Center
    1111 E. Brown Deer Road
    Bayside, WI 53217