b"2021 GHCC Travel Resource Guide-Final.qxp_Layout 16/17/2110:23 AMPage 11Industrial Revolution, we take greatPlan your next outdoor outing in pride in caring for how land is developedHaverhill. Visit HaverhillChamber.com and ensuring that ourwater ways arefor information. protected from pollution.Photos from left to right:Bald EagleAnthony Tommachio; Fays Farm Apple The fertile soils in the region make forOrchardsAlison Colby Campbell; Great Blue Heron great farming. You will find historicon PondAlison Colby Campbell; Kimball FarmAli-Farms dating back to the 1700s still son Colby-Campbellin operation. Initially, most farming took place in what is now the downtown area. The advent of the Industrial Revolution pushed them to the regions on the outer regions of the city. Apple orchards, sunflowers, and pumpkin patches decorate Haverhills landscape. More than 1,500 acres of forest are used for recreation, open space, and the protection of the watersheds. In 2009, the mayor appointed the Forest Management Committee to create plans to responsibly manage and preserve the city's forests. Rules and information about licensing for trapping, hunting, and fishing are found on the state's Division of Fisheries and Wildlife website.Did you know thatat almost 36 square miles, Haverhill is inthe top ten cities and towns in Massachusetts for land area? HaverhillChamber.com | Back to Nature 11"