ABS Local Chapters

ABS Local Chapters

We have a Local Chapter in your area! Join us!

Local ChapterContact Person 
Florida Caribbean ChapterShanti PierceEmail
Hawaii ChapterEmail
Louisiana Gulf Coast ChapterJudge EdwardsEmail
Midstates ChapterDaniel FoxEmail
Northern California ChapterDavid KingEmail
Pacific Northwest ChapterIan ConnorEmail
Southeast ChapterDaphne LewisEmail
Southern California ChapterLandy BanksEmail
Texas Bamboo SocietyHarry SimmonsEmail

The above listed Chapters are the only ones recognized by the ABS Board of Directors. The Board has the ultimate authority to approve or disapprove applicant groups as ABS Chapters, in accordance with guidelines set forth in the ABS Bylaws. Groups or organizations not on the above list which claim to be ABS Chapters are doing so fraudulently. Any claim of nonprofit tax-exempt status by such groups is invalid unless they have obtained such status independently.

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Bamboo is a plant unlike any other. It brings us beauty, food, shelter, fuel, environment, art, inspiration, music, friendship and more. We need every one of you. and your support, you really do matter to us.


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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.