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The Portland Bamboo Festival

The Portland Bamboo Festival July 24, 2016 10 am – 3 pm The Pacific Northwest Chapter of the American Bamboo Society hosts a festival each year at the Steven’s Pavilion, Hoyt Arboretum. Our members bring plants, tools, books and handcrafts … Continue reading

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Charissa Brock Bamboo Artist Opening Astoria, Oregon

Charissa Brock Aqueous bamboo sculpture June 11 – July 5, 2016 Artwalk Reception: Saturday, June 11, 5 – 8 music by David Crabtree RIVERSEA GALLERY contemporary works of art 1160 Commercial Street, Astoria, OR RiverseaGallery.com 503.325.1270 Open daily at 11:00

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PNW 2016 winter meeting, Aloha

PNW ABS WINTER MEETING  AT A GLANCE Where: Address: 16785 SW Annie Lane, Aloha, OR 97078 When: Saturday January 30, 2016 Advanced registration required for class. Come spend some time in a bamboo art studio surrounded by finely crafted artwork … Continue reading

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Winter Work Party

AT A GLANCE Where: Bamboo Valley Nursery (489 NW Creswell Ln, Albany, OR 97321) When: Sunday November 22 Bring: Warm clothes, a good saw, and water RSVP: Dain Sansome, (541) 223-8555 THE LOWDOWN The work party last year was such … Continue reading

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Work Party & Fall Meeting

At A Glance The Date: Saturday November 14th The Location: Karl Derrek’s Home (5624 26th Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98106) The Time: 12 pm The Lowdown There’s an amazing stand of Moso growing in Seattle, and its owner, Karl Derrek, … 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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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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