How to Run a Cemetery During a Drought

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Agriculture isn’t the only industry grappling with change brought on by drought. The death business is having to adapt as well. The idea of the lush, green final resting place is a fixture of our collective imagination. But here in Southern California, cemeteries are having to change the way they work in order to achieve that aesthetic.

Cemetary

image: Mount Sinai, memorial park.

Credits

Guest:
Len Lawrence - General manager of Mt. Sinai Memorial Park, a Jewish cemetery.

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Andrew Walsh, Christian Bordal, Matt Holzman, Jolie Myers, Anna Scott