UConn Extension is excited to welcome Emely Ricci to the UConn Connecticut Trails team as an intern focused on supporting the Connecticut Trail Finder. Emely is a first-year graduate student in UConn’s MPA program. She hopes to go on and work in environmental policy in the future. She takes a keen interest in climate justice, specifically in indigenous peoples’ rights and international climate policy. Emely will be support outreach through social media engagement along with website and trail posting development. She has worked for UConn’s Long River Review and for UConn Ban the Bottle. During her off time, she can be seen writing, painting, or gardening.