Profile

Elle Bassett

Board Member (2020-2021)

Elle is the Miles-Wye Riverkeeper.

As Miles-Wye Riverkeeper, Elle is dedicated to the protection and restoration of the Miles and Wye rivers and Eastern Bay. Elle is involved in ShoreRivers' policy and advocacy work, environmental education, oyster restoration, water quality monitoring, and restoration projects. Elle grew up on the South River in Annapolis and has a passion for being outdoors and introducing others to their local rivers. Elle received her bachelor’s degree from Washington College in environmental studies with a concentration in Chesapeake regional studies and has a Master in environmental education from Concordia University. She is a certified “Natural Leader” by the Children & Nature Network and has previously worked with the Chesapeake Bay Trust and NOAA.