What is a green burial?

Green (or natural) burial emphasizes simplicity and environmental sustainability. The body is neither cremated nor prepared with chemicals such as embalming fluids. It is simply placed in a biodegradable container or shroud and interred without a concrete burial vault. The body or container is lowered into the earth without the use of a burial vault. […]

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Green Burial

Green Burial WHAT IS A GREEN BURIAL? Green (or natural) burial emphasizes simplicity and environmental sustainability. The body is neither cremated nor prepared with chemicals such as embalming fluids. It is simply placed in a biodegradable container or shroud and interred without a concrete burial vault. WHAT IS THE GREEN BURIAL PROCESS? The body or […]

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Burial Options

In-Ground Casket Interment Options: Fully Sealed Titan Vaults Single Depth Standard Burial Vaults Double (Companion) Depth Standard Burial Vaults Green Burial (no vault) In-Ground Casket Interment Details : Titan Burial Standard Burial Green Burial In-Ground Cremation Interment Options:  Single flush cremation plot (1 urn) Double flush cremation plots (2 urns) Casket plots (up to 4 urns) which can accommodate […]

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Is a casket required?

A casket is required for a standard burial. We do however offer a green burial option that does not require the use of a casket. Please see our green burial FAQ for additional details.

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Does a body have to be embalmed before it is interred?

No, embalming is not a requirement in California. It is entirely your choice, and may depend on such factors as whether or not there will be an open casket with viewing of the body (currently NOT permitted on cemetery property); if the body is to be transported by air or rail; the length of time […]

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List of Local Resources and Providers

Local Florists Dixon Florist and Gift Shop 150 East A Street Dixon, CA (707)-678-4332 Mengali’s Florist 2 Main Street Woodland, CA (530)-666-7813 Strelitzia Flower Company 4614 Second Street Davis, CA (530)-758-5050 Mortuary and Funeral Chapels Affordable Cremations and Burial Center of Sacramento 8366 Rovana Circle Sacramento, CA (916) 455-5486 River Cities Funeral Chapel 910 Soule […]

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are interment rights? What is the purpose of the Endowment Care? What is an interment right holder? What are my choices in ground interment? Single Grave How do I choose the appropriate interment rights? Does a body have to be embalmed before it is interred? Is a casket required? Can I inter cremated remains […]

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Pricelist for Services

All cemetery fees are approved by the Davis Cemetery District Board of Trustees effective October 16, 2019 and are subject to change without notice. Printable copies of our price list and full burial cost details are linked below. Prices include state and local sales taxes. Single Casket Burial  Green: Plot $1,600; Endow $500.00; Shutter $433.00; […]

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