Adirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest Preserve has honored the work of
Nicole “Nicky”’ Hylton-Patterson, the executive director of the Adirondack
Diversity Initiative, a project of the Adirondack North Country Association

The group presented her with Adirondack Wild’s 2020 Wild Stewardship Award
in recognition of her initiating and elevating conversations about race,
shared power and influence in the Adirondack region over the past year.
Such conversations are integral to improved and shared stewardship of the
Adirondack Park.