Chapter Information

The Northeast Chapter covers Eastern Canada, New England, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, Washington DC, and Virginia.


World Bamboo Day 2010 USA

Saturday, September 18, 2010, 1pm - 6pm (come any time / drop in / stay all day)

Garden of Susanne Lucas, Executive Director of the World Bamboo Organization
9 Bloody Pond Road
Plymouth, MA 02360

A forested garden of over 60 types of cold-hardy bamboo (many are evergreen in winter), displays and exhibits of bamboo items - both useful and artistic, a bamboo book library containing works from around the world, a recently renovated kitchen of bamboo cabinetry, bamboo plants and items for sale (all proceeds go to the WBO), great conversation, families, friends, fun.

Come see what bamboo is all about!

BYO = Bring your own food to share with others ("Potluck"). Beverages will be provided. Bring coolers with ice for refrigeration.

Also happening: Open House for The Northeast Chapter of the American Bamboo Society members (a short business meeting will take place at 5pm)


TELEPHONE: call only if you are LOST and can't find us : 508-224-9898

RSVP : It will be really helpful if you let us know you are coming! Please send an email to Susanne = info(at)worldbambooday(dot)org

Visit the American Bamboo Society Events for other events in the U.S. and worldwide

Source List For Northeast Chapter


Scott Ritchie
, President
2282 Park Hill Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21211-1324
Res 410-462-6257
Vice President - Vacant
Fran Ertel-Bartholomew, Treasurer
750 Krumkill Road
Albany, NY 12203-5976
Michael Bartholomew, Director
750 Krumkill Road
Albany, NY 12203-5976
Susanne Lucas, Editor, NEC Quarterly
9 Bloody Pond Road
Plymouth, MA 02360
Stephanie Ritchie
2282 Park Hill Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21211
Res 410-462-6257
Nancy Bess
186 Harkness Road
Amherst MA 01002-0459
Fax 413-253-0458
Marco Nead
21 Coolidge Ave.
Edison NJ 08837