Protect a forest with a living memorial

A memorial tree is a private, established tree that acts as a resting place for cremated remains. Ashes are mixed with local soil and returned to the base of the tree, becoming part of the forest — a rich, natural habitat your purchase helps protect for years to come.

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Protect a forest with a
living memorial

A memorial tree is a private, established tree that acts as a resting place for cremated remains. Ashes are mixed with local soil and returned to the base of the tree, becoming part of the forest — a rich, natural habitat your purchase helps protect for years to come.

See how it works
Compare with traditional options
  • Protects a mature
    forest ecosystem
  • In the beauty
    of nature
  • A lasting,
    living memorial

Protecting over 1,000 acres

Explore our forests from coast to coast

Map of Better Place Forest locations Map of Better Place Forest locations
A natural reflection of a life well-lived
Hear why people choose Better Place Forests.
Chris and Janette's testimonial in Point Arena Chris and Janette's testimonial in Point Arena
Better Place Forests spoke to me because it's an opportunity for me to actually be part of nature and part of the forest.
Janette C.
Point Arena Forest, California
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