ANMP considers North Mill Pond an asset to the city of Portsmouth and includes in its mission:

* To encourage appropriate revitalization that will complement and encourage the stability of the tidal pond ecosystem while enabling the community to utilize appropriate surrounding areas,

* To foster an appreciation of the historical and cultural resources of the pond and the surrounding area,

* To encourage stewardship of the pond through activities such as community clean-ups, water quality monitoring, and remediation programs and,

* To provide a forum that will keep the neighborhoods informed of any and all issues that may impact the North Mill Pond and the surrounding area.