The Northern California Chapter
American Bamboo Society
Bamboo information and events for the Northern California region.
Bay Area Events:
- NEXT NCC EVENT: TBA -- but plan on the ABS meeting below at the Huntington!
- The public is invited to all NCC events.
- ABS Annual Meeting and Bamboo Convention - Sep 2014, Huntington Garden, Los Angeles, CA
- Arts & Crafts Competition 2014  with cash prizes. Entry guidelines: 
- ABS "BIG BAMBOO" Contest. Size DOES matter! 
- Every September 18th is World Bamboo Day!
- World Bamboo Congress (September 2015) in Damyang, South Korea.
Members: please see member page for more.
HEADLINES: 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!
NEXT NCCABS EVENT: July 26 Summer Meeting in Scotts Valley
INVASIVENESS of BAMBOO -- Position statement fron the ABS in response to town ordinances in some cities, mostly in New England, 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.