Support Your Biological Station

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The Hancock Biological Station on Kentucky Lake is the only year around field facility of its kind in Kentucky and in our portion of the Midwest. Gifts to the HBS Foundation Account support research, education, and outreach programs primarily through educational scholarships, small research grants, internships, and field equipment that are not available elsewhere. You can make a difference by helping us sustain our programs and the environmental heritage of Western Kentucky.

How to Support the Biological Station

There are two easy ways to support the Biological Station.

1. Write a CHECK payable to Murray State University with Hancock Biological Station in the memo line, and mail it to us at Hancock Biological Station; 561 Emma Drive; Murray KY 42071.  All gifts will be acknowledged promptly.

2. Contact the Murray State University Foundation at, Phone: 270-809-6911.

Planned Giving

If you wish to learn about Planned Giving opportunities, you may contact Jennie Rottinghaus, Director of Development, College of Science, Engineering &Technology at or phone (270) 809-3406.  Or call the Development Office directly at (877) 282-0033 (toll free).

Hunter Hancock Endowment


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Gifts also can be made to the Hunter Hancock Endowment that provides general support to HBS.  Contact us for more details.

Last Updated on December 18, 2019
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