How to refer a friend to Better Place Forests

If you have a friend or family member that loves the forest, share the love! If you refer a friend or family member to us, we’d be honored to help them decide if a Memorial Tree is right for them. First, we’ll start with a phone call to answer any questions they have. Next, we’ll […]

What happens in the event of a forest fire?

By selecting healthy forests and following forest management best practices, our arborists work to reduce the risk of fire damage and disease. If any Better Place Forests forest is affected by a fire or other natural disaster, we will offer a tree transfer and work with local experts to restore the forest to health. For […]

What does Better Place Forests do if my memorial tree dies?

The cycle of life and death are interconnected. If your tree dies before any ashes have been spread, we will help transfer you to another tree free of charge. If your tree dies after ashes have been spread, your memorial marker(s) will remain, marking your special place in the forest ecosystem. We look at each […]

What can I expect during a visit to a Better Place Forests location?

When you arrive in the forest, you will be greeted by our forest guides who will answer any questions and take you on a walking tour of the forest. Average tours last between 60-90 minutes. All of our forests are equipped with accessible restroom facilities and refreshments for our visitors. In case of rain, there […]

What is a forest memorial?

A forest memorial is a private, personal ceremony in which the ashes are mixed with soil and placed at the base of the tree, continuing the life cycle of the forest. Our team will be available to assist in scheduling, planning, and facilitating of each forest memorial. You will be welcome to bring an officiant […]

What do I get with my purchase?

Better Place Forests provides you with a beautiful place to write a better ending to your story. At one of our several memorial forests, you can choose a memorial tree as your final resting place, commemorated with a personalize marker that makes it easy for your loved ones to find and visit you. What’s included: […]

Viewing your tree and visit photos

In this short video, our team will show you how to navigate to your tree photos, as well as any photos that were taken during your visit to the forest. If you get stuck or have any additional questions, please do not hesitate to reach out. You can call or text us at 415-851-7138 or […]

Viewing your contract and other important documents

In this short video, our team will show you how to navigate to your contract, as well as any other important documents that are stored in your dashboard. If you get stuck or have any additional questions, please do not hesitate to reach out. You can call or text us at 415-851-7138 or email us […]

Making a payment

In this short video, our team will show you how to make a manual payment from within your dashboard, whether you are making an additional payment or paying off your tree in full. If you get stuck or have any additional questions, please do not hesitate to reach out. You can call or text us […]

Couple and dog at Memorial Tree with Guide

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