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

  • Conservation Volunteering with the RSPB 27 May 17 The Conservation Volunteering Around the Forth project is a fantastic opportunity for anyone looking for more involved with pr...
  • Forage for Fun 27 May 17 Discover hidden delicacies found in the forest. Suitable for ages 5 and up. This event is made possible by funding from the Sav...
  • Habitat Surveying Workshop 01 Jun 17 This workshop is currently fully booked, however can can add your name to the waiting list by contacting 01324 831 568 or This emai...
  • Bees Are Best! 03 Jun 17 Buzz along with SWT at Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre and find our why bees rule. Suitable for ages 5 to 12. This event is made poss...
  • Bridgeness Biodiversity - Volunteer Day 07 Jun 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...
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IFLI Inner Forth Festival

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Latest News

  • Calling all local artists and photographers! Wednesday, May 17, 2017

    Tower and the Ochils from Skinflats, by Katherine Cowtan.   IFLI has recently launched a new virtual gallery to showcase the rich heritage of the Inner Forth, and we are looking...

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  • Forth Valley Orchard May Blossom Week Wednesday, May 10, 2017

    This May sees the end of Fruitful Communities,  and a series of events across the Inner Forth will ensure the work of the project continues to bloom.    Led by the Forth Valley...

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  • First steps in Grangemouth restorations Tuesday, April 25, 2017

    The first weekend in May will see a range of community events taking place at Zetland Park in Grangemouth, centred around the digital reconstruction of the historic town clock...

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  • Black Devon Wetlands Family Fun Day Wednesday, April 05, 2017

    Join IFLI and the RSPB for a day of family fun to celebrate the launch of the new Nature Reserve Black Devon Wetlands in Alloa. Saturday 22 April will see a whole range of great...

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  • RSPB hold event to help local landowners protect Inner Forth wildlife Tuesday, February 14, 2017

    The RSPB and IFLI are hosting a free event in March to get people involved in creating new wildlife habiats of all sizes across the Inner Forth area. 'Wildlife Connections: Linking...

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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