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People Over Pipelines: Protecting Our Homes and Water (Oct 27 Marshfield, WI)

  • Hotel Marshfield 2700 South Central Avenue Marshfield, WI, 54449 United States (map)

A movement is growing across the country as communities are opposing proposed pipelines that offer more risks than benefits. From North Dakota to Minnesota, tribes are calling for their sovereignty, hunting and gathering rights, and their treaty rights to be upheld. Landowners from Georgia to Virginia to Nebraska are standing up for their property rights and opposing eminent domain for oil pipelines. Faith leaders, concerned community members, environmentalists, climate activists, and more are all standing together.

Here in Wisconsin, Enbridge is moving forward on plans for another oil pipeline through the heart of Wisconsin—the Line 61 "Twin," aka Line 66. The pipeline could jeopardize our major waterways (like the Namekagon River, Wisconsin River, and Rock River), our property rights, the safety of our communities, our climate, and more. 

Join us Friday, October 27, to discover the lessons learned from pipeline fights around the country, hear from those threatened by the proposed pipeline, and find out where you fit in protecting land and water from tar sands pipelines. Tribal members, Enbridge easement-holders, environmentalists, youth activists and more will come together to learn from each other and decide how we’ll team up to stop the pipeline! 

Speakers include:
• Jane Kleeb, Bold Alliance
• The Youth Climate Intervenors
• Mark Borchardt, 80 Feet Is Enough! 
• Paul DeMain, Bear Clan, Oneida/Ojibwe
• Other impacted Wisconsinites, including landowners, concerned community members and water advocates

WHAT: People Over Pipelines: Protecting Our Homes and Water
WHEN: Friday, October 27, 6:30–9:00 PM (doors open at 6:00)
WHERE: Hotel Marshfield, 2700 Central Ave., Marshfield, WI
REGISTRATION/DONATIONS: Register for this free event or make a donation to help cover the cost at

Carpools will be arranged from across Wisconsin where there is interest.

Wise Alliance
80 Feet Is Enough
Sierra Club Wisconsin
350 Madison Climate Action Team
Wisconsin Youth Network
Columbia County WISE
Midwest Environmental Advocates
Save Our Illinois Land
Brave Wisconsin
Property Rights and Pipeline Center
Food & Water Watch - Midwest