The Illinois Biochar Group (IBG) will be holding its fall meeting from 11 am to 4 pm on Nov. 16, 2012. The meeting will be at the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center on the campus of the University of Illinois, One. E. Hazelwood Dr., Champaign, IL. The meeting is open to the public and everyone interested in learning and discussing more about biochar research and activities in IL and the surrounding states is invited to attend. Dr. Kevin Gibson from Purdue University will be the guest speaker and there will also be brief presentations given by 8 - 10 additional scientists and others working on various aspects with biochar. The full agenda will be posted on the Illinois Biochar Group website (www.biochar.illinois.edu) by Friday, Oct. 26. Please contact Nancy Holm, IBG coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.