Elle grew up on the South River in Annapolis and has a passion for being outdoors and introducing others to their local rivers. As Miles-Wye Riverkeeper, Elle is dedicated to the protection and restoration of our rivers. To achieve this, Elle is involved in ShoreRivers' environmental education and outreach programs, oyster restoration, water quality monitoring, and restoration projects. Elle attended Washington College for her undergrad and has a Masters in environmental education. She is a certified "Natural Leader" by the Children & Nature Network and has previously worked with the Chesapeake Bay Trust and NOAA.