The Northern California Chapter
American Bamboo Society
Bamboo information and events for the Northern California region.
Bay Area Events:
- NEXT NCC EVENT: SPRING BAMBOO SALE
- Periodic NCC Membership Meetings -- public invited
- NCCABS Spring Sale and Auction - Saturday, 19 April 2014
- ABS Annual Meeting and Bamboo Convention - Oct 2014, San Diego, 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 (June 2015) in 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!
INVASIVENESS of BAMBOO -- Position statement fron the ABS in response to town ordinances in a few locations aimed at limiting or prohibiting the planting of bamboo!
NCCABS Board of Directors
Quick Links ---
- Web Links:
with pictures and FORUM
BAMBOOS FREE FOR THE DIGGING and TAKING!
Bamboo Pens crafted by NCCABS member Black Dragon (aka Richard Kroll)!