Learning about green burials, Holocaust education required in Wisconsin

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Green burials, Oak Hill Cemetery
A path leads to the area set aside for “green” burials at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lawrence, Kansas. Orlin Wagner/AP Photo

First, we learn more about a burial process that aims to minimize environmental impact. Then, the head of a Milwaukee-based Holocaust education center discusses new state mandates for teaching children about the Holocaust.

Featured in this Show

  • Viroqua Cemetery approves land use for green burials

    The Viroqua Cemetery Association recently approved a site on its land for green burials. We learn more about the rules and regulations of the burial process and what it could mean for the environment.

  • History of the Holocaust now required for all Wisconsin students

    Starting this fall, all K-12 students will be required to be taught about the Holocaust perpetrated by Nazi Germany. The unfunded educational mandate is supported by the Milwaukee-based Nathan and Esther Pelz Holocaust Education Resource Center. We talk to the executive director of the organization.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Joel Patenaude Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Gail Frie Guest
  • Samantha Abramson Guest

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