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ABS Online Auction closes Oct. 5, 2013

The Live auction will be on October 12th in Loxahatchee, FL , but if you cannot make the conference you can get your bids in on some of the auction plants at bambooweb.info/ABSauction The highlight this year is an auction … Continue reading

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Big Bamboo Contest

The ABS has expanded its Big Bamboo Contest to include gathering data on the size that the various large bamboos reach in each State. Here is the info that you need to collect: Measure the diameter of each bamboo species … Continue reading

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Northeast Chapter ABS EVENT June 15, 2013

June 15th 2013 – Saturday 9am to 6pm Come join us for a bamboo work party! Learn thinning and harvesting techniques. Control strategies. Large collection of both running and clumping cold-hardy bamboos Help rejuvenate overgrown groves. (Bring your own tools) … Continue reading

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American Bamboo Society Annual Meeting & Conference 2013

American Bamboo Society Annual Meeting & Conference 2013 The 2013 American Bamboo Society Annual Conference October 10 – 13, 2013 West Palm Beach, Florida “Bamboo – Uniting the Continents” – The 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Bamboo Society, is … Continue reading

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Avery Island Moso Grove Grooming Feb 22-24, 2013

AVERY ISLAND BAMBOO WORK PARTY WEEKEND 2013 marks the fifteenth year that Louisiana Gulf Coast Chapter and American Bamboo Society members will have come to Avery Island to help clear and clean E. A. McIlhenny’s plantings of timber bamboos. registration info & details

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2012 ABS Conference Pictures

Thanks to everyone who attended the ABS2012 National Conference in Austin, Texas – a great time was had by all. Here are 3 different versions of event pictures: Tom Harlow’s Pictures from the ABS2012 National Conference: https://plus.google.com/photos/114387865956301729476/albums/5794868394758305281 Gib Cooper’s Pictures: … Continue reading

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Bamboo Houses Built for Refugee Orphans

http://inthralld.com/2012/03/soe-ker-tie-bamboo-houses-built-for-refugee-orphans/   These Soe Ker Tie Houses were built on the Thai Burmese border for Karen refugee orphans.

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PLYWERK: Bamboo Entrepreneur, Portland OR

Video of Plywerk: http://www.plywerk.com/photo-mounting/movie Plywerk Inc. is a small company in Portland that mounts your artwork on bamboo/maple panels. It started with a good idea 5 years ago, and has evolved into a blossoming bamboo business with 15 employees. The bamboo wave … Continue reading

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Bamboo Gardens of Louisiana

Lee Berry, in Mt.Hermon, LA is growing over 100 species of bamboo on his 24-acre property. He’s found great success by spreading chicken fertilizer. Definitely a place to check out if you’re in the area! http://www.abc26.com/news/newswithatwist/wgno-bamboo-gardens-not-in-china-but-in-louisiana-20120320,0,7841903.story

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The ABS has expanded its Big Bamboo Contest to include gathering data on the size that the various large bamboos reach in each State. Here is the charge: Measure the diameter of each bamboo species in your area that measures … Continue reading

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