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Portland Bamboo Festival

AT A GLANCE The Date: Sunday July 26th The Location: Hoyt Arboretum Pavilion, 4000 SW Fairview Blvd., Portland, OR 97221 The Time: 10 am – 3 pm   THE LOWDOWN Come one, come all to the Pacific Northwest Chapter of … Continue reading

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Ned’s Birthday Bash Campout & Potluck

AT A GLANCE Where: Bamboo Garden Nursery, 18900 NW Collins Rd, North Plains, OR, 97133 When: 3 PM Saturday, July 25th to 10 AM Sunday, July 26 To Volunteer: call Nancy Obershcmidt, (503) 231-7322 To RSVP: Call Bamboo Garden, (503) … Continue reading

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Bamboo Work Party

AT A GLANCE The Date: May 17 The Location: Bamboo Oasis, 16283 SW Scholls Ferry Rd, Beaverton, OR 97007 To RSVP: (503) 590-3549   THE LOWDOWN Hello bamboo volunteers and welcome to the next work party this Sunday, May 17th! … Continue reading

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Peony & Bamboo Festival

At a Glance The Date: April 25 & 26 The Time: 10 am to 4 pm The Location: Seattle Chinese Garden, 6000 16th Ave SW, West Seattle (South Seattle College North Entrance)   The Lowdown The Seattle Chinese Garden is … Continue reading

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Seattle Chinese Garden Workshop

At a Glance When: April 4th, 10 am – 3 pm Where: Seattle Chinese Garden, 6000 16th Ave SW, West Seattle (South Seattle College North Entrance) What to Bring: A lunch, tools (pruning shears, loppers, hand pruners, pruning saws), and … Continue reading

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Bamboo Work Party

Date: SUNDAY MARCH 1, 2015 Time: 10:00 am until 12:00 or 1:00 (possibly later depending on size of group) Address: 38242 Goar Rd, Scio, OR 97374 At a Glance: Bring warm, rain-proof clothes and drinks, and saws if you have … Continue reading

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Seattle Flower and Garden Show

Event Title: Northwest Flower and Garden Show (February 11-15th) Once again, the Pacific Northwest Chapter of the American Bamboo Society will be participating in Seattle’s famous Northwest Flower and Garden Show in the Washington State Convention Center this February.  The … Continue reading

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Winter Work Party

10:00 AM Sunday December 14th Come join the PNW ABS in caring for the groves in Ned & Nancy’s neighborhood, including the original stand of P. edulis ‘Jaquith’ planted by Ned in the 1980s.  This will be a fun work … Continue reading

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PNW ABS Winter Presentation

January 31st, 12:30-2:30 Hoyt Arboretum, Bill DeWeese Classroom Presentation Title: Looking into Moso plantations, China I have been working as an independent consultant to commercial companies interested in developing bamboo plantations in the U.S. Most recently, concerns regarding the availability … Continue reading

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Bamboo Work Party

Come learn how to properly thin and maintain running bamboo from the experts! Saturday November 15th, 2014 the American Bamboo Society will be having a Bamboo Thinning Work Party at Dain Sansome’s Bamboo Valley in Albany, OR. Spend several hours … Continue reading

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