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Couple Gives 165 Acres To Land Institute

KSAL StaffFebruary 11, 2014

A Lawrence couple has donated 165 acres of woodlands and pasture to the Land Institute in Salina.

The land from Jim and Cindy Haines is west of Lawrence is known as the Gorrill Farmstead. The Haines also gave 65 acres to the Land Institute in July.

The Land Institute is a Salina-based environmental agriculture group. It will use the new donation for research in ecology and plant genetics.

The new donation includes 50 acres of farmland and a 3,000-square-foot stone-built home listed on the Register of Historic Kansas Places.

The Land Institute is forming a research consortium with the University of Kansas, Kansas State University and the Konza Prairie.

Associated Press information from: Lawrence Journal-World

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