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AMC Andover Committee Local committee of Boston Chapter of the Appalachian Mountain Club. Runs hiking, bicycle, and XC Ski trips in Andover area from September through June.† This site has links to the Boston Chapter and rest of the AMC.

Andover Trails Committee A citizens committee that works to increase the public's access to recreational trails in Andover by publicizing trail events, seeking volunteers to work on trails, raising funds for trail improvements, and working with regional groups to create trail networks.

Bay Circuit Alliance This group is working to link green space surrounding Greater Boston area with over 200 miles of trails.  The Bay Circuit Trail passes through Andover on several AVIS reservations.

Massachusetts Division of Fisheries & Wildlife The Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife (DFW or MassWildlife) is your state wildlife agency responsible for the conservation of fish and wildlife and their habitats for the benefit and enjoyment of the public. MassWildlife protects fish and wildlife habitat, monitors and restores wildlife, provides wildlife-related recreation opportunities, regulates wildlife use and possession and offers wildlife information and education services to teachers, sportsmen, youth group leaders, school children, municipal officials, conservation and civic organizations, the news media and many others with an interest in wildlife.

Foster's Pond Corporation The Foster's Pond Corporation is a non-profit community-based organization dedicated to preserving and protecting Foster's Pond and its magnificent natural environment.  Two AVIS reservations offer scenic views of  the 120-acre pond:  Goldsmith Woodlands and the Wilkinson Reservation.
Massachusetts Land Trust Coalition A voluntary alliance of land conservation organizations founded to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas and information, to increase their effectiveness and capacity to protect and steward land; to work with state government and environmental agencies for public policies that advance conservation; and to promote high standards of performance and ethics.
Shawsheen River Watershed Association S.R.W.A. focuses on preservation and cleanup of this river.  This website contains the photography of Kevin D. Talbot depicting flora and fauna of the Shawsheen River.

Essex Heritage Trails & Sails Enjoy a variety of guided walks, sails, historical tours and other adventures for all ages, skill levels and interests, that will connect you to the spectacular places, history and heritage that define the Essex National Heritage Areaóthe 34 cities and towns of Bostonís legendary North Shore. Itís all free and itís all located within the 34 cities and towns of Essex County including the communities of Salem, Gloucester, Newburyport, Lawrence, Saugus and more.

Town of Andover Official home page of Town of Andover

Trustees of Reservations The first private, state-wide conservation and preservation organization in the nation. Ward Reservation in Andover and Weir Hill in North Andover are Trustees of Reservation properties.