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PostPosted: Fri Jun 08, 2012 6:35 pm 

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Location: Austin, Texas
The 20th Annual Texas Bamboo Festival will be combined with the National Meeting of the American Bamboo Society and the dates are FRIDAY & SATURDAY, September 28 and 29, 2012.


LOCATION: Wyndham Garden Hotel, 3401 South IH 35, Austin, Texas

call 1-800-WYNDHAM (1-800-996-3426) to make your hotel reservations - ask for the "Bamboo Conference Group Rate #09226702AM" Single/Double $119, Triple/Quad $129, Casita (Suite) $139 per night - all rates include breakfast.

Conference Registration Information and PDF Registration Form

Speakers & Presenters:
David Farrelly , Author of The Book of Bamboo - 500 Footnotes. A selection of entries...etc.
Clinton D. McDowell C - My Mexican Adventure & it's quite alive & ongoing - Roaming in the halls of the Smithsonian, building tree houses & curing bambu, current & far distant adventures in boo...
Steve Muzos -Bamboo Research Using Herbariums and Online Resources
Darwin Nelson -History of Bamboo in Texas
Jack Farrell - Bamboo Bow Making
James Clever - ABS President - Temperate Bamboos - Plants for Every Season
Daphne Lewis - Harvesting Bamboo Shoots the Past 2 years in the SE, (she is still collecting data for this year)
Gib Cooper - Summit Park: Panama Bamboo Education, Restoration and Conservation. The Chiapas Bamboo Diversity, Conservation and uses - Plus An Overview of BOTA's American Native Bamboo Collection
Mike Jones - Bamboo Flute Workshop
Nick Parker - Water, Food, and Fiber in the Third Industrial Revolution

We are currently seeking vendors - vendor info:

Free tote bag commemorating conference to first 50 registrations!

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 03, 2012 11:33 pm 
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Bamboo Society Membership: ABS - America
There is an on-line registration form at

If someone wants to share a room James, Ariel and I have a suite and we have room for more.

'anybody but Bill for ABS At-Large Representative'

PostPosted: Sun Aug 05, 2012 5:10 pm 

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Please note the deadline date to get the best hotel rate (which includes breakfast) is September 5th, 2012

If you want to share a room with another bamboo folk - post it here or email me at and I'll try to "hook you up" with a room mate.....


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