The Ore Dock BotEco Center

Our goal is to create a special place on Marquette's waterfront that achieves a sustainable balance of educational, recreational and commercial uses.

1) Ecological Education and Research Facilities
2) Year-round Indoor Botanical Gardens
3) Historical Preservation and Education
4) Community Spaces

Moving Forward

Posted by on October 12, 2017

The Ore Dock BotEco Center is one step closer to becoming a reality. Our Board President, VP and Secretary have been meeting with the City of Marquette, the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, and representatives from the Governor’s office, Attorney¬†General’s office, and Senator Tom Casperson’s office about revisions to the Bottomlands Agreement. Since the City owns the dock and the […]

City of Marquette Letter of Approval

Posted by on October 25, 2016

In response to our presentation in August to the City of Marquette Commissioners, we received a letter of support/approval from the City. This is huge! What exactly does this mean? It means we can start going forward¬†with our project. The Friends of the Ore Dock BotEco Center can now look into amending the Bottomlands Agreement and also start our fundraising. […]