The Illinois Biochar Group will hold its spring meeting on Friday, April 5, at the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC) on the campus of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The meeting will be held from 1:15 to 3 pm CST with biochar research/project updates given by IBG members and there will also be discussion about the upcoming Midwest Biochar Conference that IBG is helping to organize. Prior to the meeting, there will be a seminar from noon - 1 pm CST given by Dr. Dr. Kurt Spokas, Soil Scentist of the USDA-ARS, on "Biochar: The science behind the hype". This seminar will be broadcast live and also archived on the ISTC website www.istc.illinois.edu and IBG website www.biochar.illinos.edu for later viewing. If you cannot attend the event at ISTC, you may view the webinar live by registering at: https://www4.gotomeeting.com/register/124000839.
Attendance for seminar and meeting is free and open to the public.