Elizabeth Riggs

Deputy Director with Huron River Watershed Council

Elizabeth Riggs serves as Deputy Director for the Huron River Watershed Council, a research and education not-for-profit recognized internationally for its collaborative approach to integrated river basin management. She manages RiverUp!, a public-private revitalization of the Huron River focused on projects that improve river ecology, recreation, and placemaking that leverages freshwater assets.

Elizabeth also manages the Huron River Water Trail and led the effort for its successful designation as a National Water Trail in 2015. Ms. Riggs earned her Master of Science degree at The University of Michigan, and her Bachelor of Arts degree from Lawrence University in Wisconsin.