Related Links

AMC Andover Committee Local committee of Boston Chapter. 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.

The Andover Village Improvement Society AVIS is a non-profit conservation society dedicated to acquiring land and preserving it in its natural state. Founded in 1894, AVIS, is one of the oldest conservation organizations in the country.

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.

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.

League of Woman Voters of Andover/North Andover The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging the informed and active participation of citizens in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy.

Merrimack River Watershed Council The mission of the Merrimack River Watershed Council is the protection and restoration of the Merrimack River and its tributaries for the enjoyment of the public, the benefit of its communities, and the health of the watershed ecosystem.
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.

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.