About Us

The Niagara Escarpment Foundation (NEF) is a registered charitable organization founded in 2001 to encourage public awareness of the natural and cultural significance of the Niagara Escarpment and to conduct research related to protection of the Niagara Escarpment. The Foundation has undertaken a number of research projects, primarily related to the effectiveness of the Niagara Escarpment Plan in protecting the Escarpment from inappropriate development and conserving its sensitive ecosystems.