more than 1100 animals rescued since 2001

Caring for animals, providing refuge at Peace Ridge Sanctuary

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CAMDEN — Melissa Andrews, of Peace Ridge Animal Sanctuary, speaks about the Brooks-located animal sanctuary and wildlife refuge at Merryspring Nature Center, Tuesday, July 23, at 12 p.m.

Andrews will speak about the heart of Peace Ridge’s mission and how the organization directly rescues, cares for, and advocates for farmed animal and equines.

In addition to sharing stories of some of the animals in their care, she will also highlight Peace Ridge’s commitment to holding a 650-acre wildlife refuge and how the organization coexists with the natural shared environment.

Melissa Andrews serves as director of development, humane education, and outreach at Peace Ridge Sanctuary. Since its founding in 2001, Peace Ridge has rescued more than 1100 animals that have been abused, neglected, or exploited.

This event is part of the Summer Talk series, co-sponsored by RE/MAX Jaret & Cohn and The First National Bank.

Merryspring is a community nature center offering walking trails, cultivated gardens, wildlife, and ecology and horticulture educational programs all year round.

The park is located at the end of Conway Road, just off of Route 1 in Camden behind Hannaford Shopping Plaza.

For more information on this program, contact or call 207-236-2239.


Event Date: 

Tue, 07/23/2019 - 12:00pm

Event Location: 

Merryspring Nature Center


30 Conway Road
Camden  Maine
United States