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Advertising on ABS Media

Bamboo-related businesses are encouraged to advertise on this website, in BAMBOO Magazine, and in the ABS Species Source List. For now, please use the printable application form. The ability to pay online will be a feature included in a future update of Bamboo.org. Advertisers must be members of the ABS in good standing. If you are not a member, you may join through this link. Commercial level members receive a 25% discount on advertising!

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Commercial Membership in the ABS

Commercial Membership in the ABS Bamboo-related businesses, take note: the ABS has reinstituted a Commercial membership class, effective 1 January 2020. In exchange for a higher level of support for the ABS, your company will qualify for a 25% discount on website, magazine and Species Source List advertising rates, and your business logo will be prominently displayed on bamboo.org. You will be permitted to use the ABS logo on your website and in your literature for the duration of the…

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World Bamboo Conference September 18-22, 2021 (note new dates) Taiwan

World Bamboo Conference September 18-22, 2021 (note new dates) Taiwan 18 Sep 2021 – 22 Sep 2021 Taoyuan (Taipei), Taiwan at the National Central University Because of COVID-19 concerns the 12th World Bamboo Congress has been postponed to 18-22 September, 2021; for further information go to https://worldbamboocongress.org. The 12th World Bamboo Congress will be held in Taoyuan (Taipei), Taiwan, at the National Central University. There will be keynotes and sessions focusing on many aspects of bamboo, such as Ecology & Cultivation,…

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ABS Board Meeting Minutes, 7 March 2021

ABS Board Meeting Minutes, 7 March 2021 Minutes of the American Bamboo Society Board Meeting 7.March 2021 Call to order: 11:00 AM PDT [via Zoom] Quorum (6 Directors Minimum, 8 Present): Boeraeve, King, Meckes, Comstock, Connor, Saporito, Simmons, LewisDirectors absent: Banks, McCormick, Edwards, PierceOthers present: Clever (Advertising), Hollenback, Dan Fox (Mid-States) (1) Kinder Chambers needs a reference membership list in print. Carole Meckes will send him a printed copy. (2) Website (especially aMember) Review –(a) Robert Saporito is working with…

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ABS Board Meeting Minutes, 24 January 2021

ABS Board Meeting Minutes, 24 January 2021 Call to order: 11:00 AM PDT [via Zoom] Quorum (6 Directors Minimum, 8 Present): Boeraeve, King, Meckes, Comstock, Connor, Saporito, Simmons, LewisDirectors absent: Banks, McCormick, Edwards, PierceOthers present: Clever (Advertising) (1) aMember Review (Meckes) –   (a) Carole has put in an exceptional amount of time and effort to learn and modify the aMember membership management program. She created a secondary admin logon which was shared with this group, and gave a brief instruction in…

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ABS Board Meeting Minutes, 24 January 2021

ABS Board Meeting Minutes, 24 January 2021 Call to order: 11:00 AM PDT [via Zoom] Quorum (6 Directors Minimum, 8 Present): Boeraeve, King, Meckes, Comstock, Connor, Saporito, Simmons, LewisDirectors absent: Banks, McCormick, Edwards, PierceOthers present: Clever (Advertising) (1) aMember Review (Meckes) –   (a) Carole has put in an exceptional amount of time and effort to learn and modify the aMember membership management program. She created a secondary admin logon which was shared with this group, and gave a brief instruction in…

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Ned Jaquith Foundation (NJF) Awards Three Grants for 2020/2021

Ned Jaquith Foundation (NJF) Awards Three Grants for 2020/2021 The Ned Jaquith Foundation’s sole purpose is to award small grants to bamboo researchers. Grants are awarded in: Art Research, Botanical Identification, Collection, Education, Environmental Issues, Genetic Preservation, Habitat Restoration, Propagation Techniques, Utilization and more. The NJF grant guidelines are based on and have the same objectives as the American Bamboo Society grant program. The two programs have merged with oversight by the ABS Secretary, David King, who sits on both…

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ABS Annual Conference 2019

ABS Annual Conference 2019 16 Oct 2019 – 20 Oct 2019 Portland, Oregon This event was a resounding success, in terms of spreading the “word” about bamboo and creating new relationships among people who are or are becoming interested in the potential benefits and uses of our favorite plant. *** The ABS Auction of rare bamboos is the main fundraiser for the Society and was a great success at this conference. This year there were some exceedingly rare ornamentals up…

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