A Central Texas nonprofit announced Thursday it received a 367-acre land donation in Hill Country to be saved and protected from development.

Scott Shannon of Scott Shannon Ranch donated a conservation easement, roughly the size of Zilker Park, along U.S. Highway 290 between Johnson City and Fredericksburg, which will be permanently protected, the Hill Country Conservancy said.

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