The Northern California Chapter
American Bamboo Society
Bamboo information and events for the Northern California region.
Bay Area Events:
- NEXT NCC EVENT: NCCABS Winter Meeting Saturday, 28 January 2017. We will learn how
bamboo can be used as a construction material after an earthquake such as last year's
devastating quake in Ecuador, from the organizer of an instructional workshop held last fall
for local builders.
- The public is invited to all NCC events.
- ABS Annual Meeting and Bamboo Convention 1 - 5 November 2017, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico.
- Every September 18th is World Bamboo Day!
- World Bamboo Congress in August of 2018 will be in Xalapa (Veracruz), Mexico.
Members: please see member page for more.
There are many temperate and tropical bamboos in quarantine which are due to be released soon. The American Bamboo Society is underwriting the cost of many of the plants, which will first be available at fall ABS Auctions (check for current year's location)!
NEXT NCCABS EVENT: Winter Meeting
INVASIVENESS of BAMBOO -- Position statement fron the ABS in response to town ordinances in some cities, mostly in the Northeast, aimed at limiting or prohibiting the planting of bamboo!
NCCABS Board of Directors
Quick Links ---
- Web Links:
with pictures and FORUM
Bamboo Pens crafted by NCCABS member
Black Dragon (aka Richard Kroll)!
BAMBOOS FREE FOR THE DIGGING and/or TAKING!
Locations from DAVIS to SANTA CRUZ.