As we transition from mud-season to spring it's a hard not to notice the ground is wet. But, what does soggy ground mean for natural burial? The answer is not much. Dead bodies are not a health or environmental hazard (except in five cases, including death from Ebola, when natural burial is not an option)- so long as they are not buried directly in a drinking water supply, something the state of Vermont has very comprehensive guidelines to prevent.
Still, burial in soggy gr