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Experts testify at Oyster Bay Town bamboo rule hearing
A public hearing Tuesday on proposed bamboo restrictions in Oyster Bay Town morphed into an informational botany lesson as arborists, landscapers and other experts advised officials on crafting a law.
Speakers portrayed bamboo, particularly the invasive “running bamboo,” as an aggressive and formidable force.
“Bamboo will grow up and down and up and down again and keep on going,” Steve...