Welcome to IFLI

The Inner Forth Landscape Initiative is a Heritage Lottery Funded Landscape Partnership Scheme which focuses on the upper Firth of Forth. Explore our website to find out how we are working with partners and communities from 2014 - 2018, and how you can take part in our projects around the landscape.

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Welcome to the Inner Forth Landscape Initiative. We are a Heritage Lottery Funded ‘Landscape Partnership Scheme’ located on the upper Firth of Forth.

Explore our website to find out how we are working with partners and communities from 2014 - 2018 and how you can take part in our projects around the landscape.

Forthcoming Events

  • Advanced Estuary Bird ID 28 Jan 17 Please note: this event is now fully booked Would you like to develop your wading bird ID skills?  How exactly do you ...
  • RSPB Conservation Volunteering 28 Jan 17 Due to the popularity of this volunteering opportunity we are not able to take on any new volunteers for this project at the moment...
  • Kincardine Orchard Pruning Workshop 28 Jan 17 Join Simply Local Kincardine as they prune their 28 apple and a few pear trees in their five year old orchard in the Community Grow...
  • Bridgeness Biodiversity - Volunteer Event 01 Feb 17 The wildlife site at Bridgeness Ship Breakers in Bo'ness is well used by the local community, as well as people following the r...
  • Winter Tree ID 22 Feb 17 Improve your tree identification skills Can you tell an Ash tree from a Beech?  A Sycamore from an Oak?  Many of us c...
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IFLI Inner Forth Festival 2016

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Latest News

  • IFLI Wildlife Recording Assistant Vacancy Thursday, November 24, 2016

    Are you passionate about nature, and eager to share that passion with others? IFLI are currently recruiting a Wildlife Recording Assistant on a 12 month training placement, and...

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  • Could you help another Scottish Landscape Partnership Scheme take shape? Friday, November 11, 2016

    A new HLF-funded Landscape Partnership Scheme for the Garnock Valley, to the south-east of Glasgow, has recently been given the green light to progress to the next phase of...

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  • Looking back over the Inner Forth Festival 2016 Tuesday, October 04, 2016

    As September ends so does the sensational second Inner Forth Festival. Over the month hundreds of people came to over 30 events all around the area to help us celebrate this...

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  • IFLI Inner Forth Festival 2016 Tuesday, August 02, 2016

    This year's Inner Forth Festival, which is taking place throughout September 2016, is nearly at an end, as we celebrate the unique history, wildlife and people of this great part...

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  • Kennetpans weekend in the spotlight Wednesday, June 29, 2016

    The historic Kennetpans Distillery, near Kincardine, will be the focus of a whole weekend of free activities organised by the Inner Forth Landscape Initiative next week. Whether...

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Conserving and restoring

the natural and built heritage that define the landscape.

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Recording and celebrating

the local heritage by empowering communities to get involved.

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Featured Project

Project Explorer

Browse the 50 projects within the Inner Forth Landscape Initiative to find out more.

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Exploring and learning

to increase people’s access and understanding of the landscape.

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Skills and training

to give people a chance to develop their natural and historic heritage skills.

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Project Map

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Explore the Inner Forth

Where to find walking and cycling routes in the Inner Forth area.

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About Us

IFLI’s vision is of an Inner Forth where local people and visitors alike value, protect and celebrate this unique landscape at the heart of Scotland. Our aim is to work with local communities and other organisations to conserve, enhance and promote its important natural and historic features for the future.

Between 2014 and 2018, fifty individual but inter-related projects are taking place around the Inner Forth area. Throughout our projects there are many ways that you can take part.

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Project Development

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Who we are

Eight organisations now make up the Inner Forth Landscape Partnership.

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Our Funders

IFLI is supported by the National Lottery and other funders.

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Studies & Research

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About the Landscape

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Our Team

Meet the IFLI staff team who work on behalf of the Partnership to achieve IFLI’s aims.

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Get in touch

We’d love to hear from you. There are a number of ways to contact us.

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Our Partners