Get Involved


Action-oriented involvement

If you would like to get more involved in slowing or stopping a particular pipeline or development project that you are opposed to, you can join facebook groups, go to events, share information, and more. Click here to take the next step or visit some links in the sidebar (in mobile, scroll down).

Website help

If you are interested in helping out with Pipewatch.org, there is a lot of work that I need help with. I need to focus on technical and design stuff; if you can do research and aid in making this whole thing more community-focused, I’d be very grateful! Click here to see what you can do to help with the website.

Or, if you just want to learn more about how this site works, click here.


Take action

You can ask for a Pipewatch.org account, and once I verify who you are, you’ll be able to post updates and manage Protector pages.

  • Join our email list for updates as they are posted (in development)
  • Find Facebook groups in your local community
  • Write letters to your local political representatives
  • Sign petitions and share them
  • Find and promote events (on Facebook, Twitter, or word-of-mouth)
  • Visit the resources page to learn more about legal action, direct action, and allyship

Website help

  • See the working document for Pipewatch.org and add comments
  • Manage a Facebook page or a Twitter account
  • Do research and gather information – learn more about the specific information required in the working document
    • Spill history
    • Proposed projects
    • Active protect actions and protests
    • Relevant and inspiring media (videos, images, and PDFs)
    • Municipal maps from industry websites and documents
    • Indigenous mapping research
  • Share the site on social media, mention it in comments on news stories, email blogs
  • Send your suggestions and opinions
    • General layout and design
    • Fixing language and statements
    • Ideas for new features

Current site capabilities:

See more detail in the working document.

  • Mapping: ability to post spills, proposed projects, direct action updates, protector camps, pipeline projects, and Indigenous territories
  • Privacy: updates and Protector pages can be restricted and only seen by those with appropriate access
  • Protectors: ability to upload media, post custom information, restrict access to individual members or open to general public
  • Resources: ability to post spills, proposed projects, direct action updates, protector camps, pipeline projects, and Indigenous territories

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