It is the Bad River Tribal Natural Resource Department's (BRNRD) responsibility (as stated in the NRD's Mission Statement) to provide technical assistance to the Bad River Tribe in the protection, conservation, development and management of the natural resources throughout the Bad River Reservation and its treaty fishing waters in Lake Superior, thereby ensuring access to traditional pursuits by present and future members of the Tribe. The following pipeline information is provided to you by the BRNRD:


Pipelines within the Bad River Reservation*

    • Map A:  Pipelines by Company (pdf)
    • Map B:  Pipelines by Product Type (pdf)
    • Map C:  Pipelines by Right-of-Way (ROW) Expiration Date (pdf)
    • Map D:  Pipelines by Installation Date (pdf)


Enbridge Line 5 Through the Bad River Reservation*

  • Tribal Council Decision in January 2017: Removal of Enbridge Line 5 from Bad River Lands and Watershed (pdf)


Enbridge Line 5 Through Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest*

    • Map A:  Resource Conditions (pdf)
    • Map B:  Awasiinyag Potential Wildlife Impacts (pdf)
    • Map C:  Nibi Water Resources (pdf)
    • Map D:  Ziiga'andan Potential Drainages (pdf)


Water Sampling*

    • BRNRD Surface Water Sampling Sites from the Last 5 Years (pdf)
    • BRNRD Surface Water Sampling (1997-2016) (pdf)


Land Ownership*

    • Tribal and Individual Allotments with Expired (2013) Enbridge Line 5 Right-of-Way (pdf)


Pipeline Informational Fact Sheets

    • Fact Sheet (pdf)
    • Bad River Meander Arial Photos Over Time (pdf)


Tribal Government Press Releases and Actions 


Bad River Community Informational Pipeline Meetings 

    • The BRNRD held the first of a series of Community Informational Pipeline Meetings on December 15, 2016 at the Bad River Casino Convention Center. (flyer)


*High resolution printouts available upon request, contact GIS & Map services in-person or via email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.