Ban Bamboo in Madison NJ
We the residents of Madison NJ are petitioning the Mayor and Council to ban the planting of running bamboo an invasive species. It's rapid and often uncontrolled growth has become problematic in several neighborhoods across the borough. Bamboo, which technically is a giant grass, is one of the world’s most invasive plants. Once established, it is literally next to impossible to control. The sprouts that shoot up from the ground each spring can grow 12 inches a day! We ask the Mayor and Council to protect our rights as property owners.
Yellow groove bamboo is like cancer to land. Being invaded
by yellow groove bamboo is the worst continual nuisance I can imagine anyone
inflicting on his neighbor as yellow groove destroys land and everything in its
path. Yellow groove bamboo robs you of your quality of life and free use of