What is the policy on spreading ashes?
The question concerning the spreading of ashes has been asked often enough that it has been included here.The spreading of cremains has been discouraged by the National Forest Service but not prohibited. You do not need a permit. The Forest Service asks that you keep ashes away from the water table and not spread them in water.

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1. I have been notified of a death. What is my next step?
2. Why is the coroner involved?
3. Will an autopsy be performed?
4. What about organ / tissue donation?
5. Where do I obtain a death certificate?
6. What can I do if there is no money for funeral arrangements?
7. Where does my loved one get taken?
8. Do I need to make an identification?
9. May I see my loved one?
10. How long will it take before you release my loved one?
11. How do I obtain personal effects and items taken into evidence?
12. How do I obtain an Autopsy Report or Coroner’s Report?
13. What is the policy on spreading ashes?