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Welcome to the Official Site of the American Bamboo Society Promoting the Beauty and Utility of Bamboo... Your source for all things Bamboo, Bamboo Societies, Bamboo Growers and Bamboo Products.

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Who We Are The American Bamboo Society...

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The ABS was formed in 1979 and today we have over 700 members living throughout the U.S. and in 37 other countries. The ABS issues a bimonthly Magazine and the Journal to disseminate information about the use, care, propagation and beauty of bamboo.


Join The ABS Today We would love to hear from you...

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The ABS has Members throughout the world! Membership in the American Bamboo Society and one ABS chapter is for the calendar year and includes a subscription to the bimonthly Magazine and annual Journal.


ABS Latest News & Events There is a lot going on at the ABS...

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The American Bamboo Society Chapters across the United States have frequent Events and News to share with our Members and non-members who are interested in all things Bamboo.


From Our President

quote   BAMBOO
Bamboo is useful.
It is beautiful.
It is strong and it is flexible.
It has potentials far beyond property lines and control issues."

By: Susanne Lucas, November 2015

Bamboo Invasiveness and Control Statement


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