Current Focus & Long-Term Guardianship 

Upstream Watch is monitoring activity in Midcoast Maine rivers and watersheds, ensuring rigorous and accurate scientific

review of significant projects affecting the rivers and bays, and disseminating the resulting technical information

to educate the public and officials about the potential impact of the projects.  

Long-term Upstream Watch will provide guardianship of these areas,

and advocate for responsible watershed care and restoration.

 Upstream Watch is a non-profit, tax-exempt, 501(c)(3) organization.  All donations are tax-deductible 

Our Board

Update in progress...new directors on board! Stay tuned...

Amy Grant

President

She is a founder of the organization and is strongly committed to the organization’s purpose of advocating for clean watersheds in Midcoast Maine.  She is an experienced business owner/manager and has served on the board of the nonprofit corporation Come Boating!

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Jim Grant

Director

He is a founder of the organization and is strongly committed to the organization’s purpose of advocating for clean watersheds in Midcoast Maine.  He is an experienced business owner/manager and marketing manager.

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Jonathan Fulford

Director

Jonathan is a retired owner/manager/carpenter of the construction business Artisan Builders, Inc.  Having campaigned for state and federal office, he has experience with education and advocacy as well as government process.

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Susie O'Keeffe

Director

Susie is an independent writer and teacher. As a Research Associate at the College of the Atlantic (COA) in Bar Harbor, Maine, she explores how human affection for the natural world  increases through the expansion of self-awareness and our creative intelligences. Her writing has appeared in Spring: A Journal of Archetype and Culture, Phylogeny, the Spoon River Poetry Review, The Maine Review, and RewildingEarth. Susie holds a Master’s of Science with distinction in Environmental Management from Oxford University, England. She also serves as Vice President of the Northeast Wilderness Trust.

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