Students and faculty from three academic disciplines are collaborating on behalf of a Marquette organization's endeavor to repurpose the deactivated Lower Harbor Ore Dock as a botanical and ecological center.
Friends of Ore Dock BotEco Center will have a booth at Art on the Rocks, Marquette's juried fine arts show, on July 27 and 28, 2019. Come see us at Mattson Lower Harbor Park to chat about our progress, receive a flyer, learn about Phase 1 of BotEco's development, and meet some of our amazing volunteers!
Press Release: NMU Funding Recipients Will Create Presentation and Planning Tools for Ore Dock BotEco Center
MARQUETTE, MICHIGAN – October 24, 2018 – An interdisciplinary team of faculty and students from Northern Michigan University (NMU) have been awarded funding for a proposal to collaboratively create a cohesive set of presentation and planning tools to be used by stakeholders of the Ore Dock BotEco Center.
BotEco has received a letter of support from several of our wonderful state legislators.
Yesterday, the Community Foundation of Marquette County gave Friends of Ore Dock BotEco Center a grant of $2000 to help BotEco achieve its goals.
A news article about the event can be read HERE.
Starting the new year off on the right foot!
Huge news for the Ore Dock BotEco Center – The changes to the Bottomlands Agreement have been accepted by both the City of Marquette and the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality!
Come join the Friends of the BotEco Center at our UP 200 volunteer road crossing this year!
Friends of the Ore Dock BotEco Center is now listed as a charitable organization on Amazon Smile!
The City of Marquette and Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) have completed another major step in the process of revising the Great Lakes Bottomlands Use Agreement (AS-109). Once changes have been completed and signed within this agreement, BotEco will be able to begin the next phase of its vision.