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Mission Statement


The purpose of the Chapter shall be to promote knowledge of and interest in plants comprising the Tribe Bambuseae, Family Poaceae; to present educational programs about bamboo, including meetings, classes, and publications; to encourage the growth and propagation of bamboo by botanical gardens; to aid in the importation of and quarantine of bamboo according to the USDA guidelines; to provide support facilities where records, books, publications, and other pertinent information will be made accessible to the Chapter's members and to the general public; to engage in and encourage such projects as may further the best interest of the community and the objectives of the Chapter; to cooperate with other organizations, foundations, and institutions in the furtherance of its objectives and interest in and knowledge of bamboo.

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