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NEC FALL 2016 News

Welcome New Members! It was so nice seeing all our long-time members at the 2016 Annual Meeting in DC. A special thanks to new NEC members Luke Pragle, Zach Gould, Jack Becker and Isabella Giuliano for finding us. Looking forward … Continue reading

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2016 Annual Meeting of the ABS

Thank you for joining us this week in Washington DC for the 2016 American Bamboo Society Annual Conference. Please see the attached program for a full schedule, list of speakers, and addresses of the locations that we will be visiting. … Continue reading

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Register Now for ABS Annual Meeting hosted by NEC

ABS 2016 Annual Meeting

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NEC Spring News June 2016

NEC ABS newsletter June,  2016 No Images? Click here The Good  Bamboo in the Urban Environment Symposium hosted by University of Pittsburgh 40 bamboo engineers, researchers and advocates met at the University of Pittsburgh on May 5 to discuss the current … Continue reading

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NEC ABS Newsletter February 2016

Northeast Chapter ABS February 2016 (sent via Campaign Monitor to NEC members, with pics too) 2016 ANNUAL MEETING SEPT 14-18 IN WASHINGTON DC Planning for the 2016 ABS Annual Meeting is progressing. DC has so many great locations to visit … Continue reading

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NEC ABS Newsletter November 2015

Northeast Chapter, ABS September 2015 (sent via Campaign Monitor to NEC members, with pics too) The ABS Annual Meeting in Xalapa was fantastic! Thanks to everyone who made the magical meeting possible, especially to our hosts Eduardo Ruiz-Sanchez, executive director … Continue reading

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NEC ABS newsletter September 2015

Northeast Chapter, ABS September 2015 (sent via Campaign Monitor to paid NEC members)(with pics too) Just back from Korea – 10th WBC a huge success! 320 bamboo people came from 40 countries to take part in global event, and it … Continue reading

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Controlling bamboo by Whitney Adams

Discussion led by Whitney at NEC June meeting, Bristol, Rhode Island Handouts included: http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/gardens-gardening/your-garden/help-for-the-home-gardener/advice-tips-resources/pests-and-problems/weeds/bamboo.aspx http://www.bamboogarden.com/barrier%20installation.htm Methods included: – removal by hand with tools and machines – digging trenches to control – sand-traps to manage rhizome spread – herbicides – time … Continue reading

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Winter hardiness report from Ned Newton

Winter Status of Bamboo at the Newton’s – Westport, Massachusetts October 2014    vs.  Comments under plant name, June 2015 Strikethrough means removing it from collection or death. Name                           … Continue reading

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Bamboo Poles available in CT

From member Paul Carpenter – A gentleman in my town (Easton, CT) almost lost his 30 yr old ½ acre grove this winter. It went down to -19 degrees. He has about 500 22 ft poles, 1.5 diameter mostly, if … Continue reading

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