Clinton (Bill) Townsend

Clinton (Bill) Townsend (ME), President, Maine Rivers. For more than a half-century, Bill has worked passionately to protect and revitalize the more than 31,000 miles of rivers and streams in the State of Maine. The results have rippled across the nation. Since Bill arrived in Maine as a dairy farmer in 1957, he has earned a reputation as an innovative, passionate and effective river advocate. He has been a vigilant watchdog for Maine’s rivers and the life they support.