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

  • It's a Bug's Life 26 Jul 17 Join experts from Buglife to find out more about the bugs at Kinneil and, and have a go at building a home for insects. There a...
  • Come and Try a Survey Walk at Valleyfield Estate 26 Jul 17 Discover new wildlife hotspots in the Inner Forth Are you interested in nature? Would you like to discover a new wildlife haven...
  • Conservation Volunteering with the RSPB 29 Jul 17 The Conservation Volunteering Around the Forth project is a fantastic opportunity for anyone looking for more involved with pr...
  • Know Your Nettles 29 Jul 17 Take the sting out of nettles... Discover the many amazing uses for this plant both for people and wildlife. Have a go at making ne...
  • Bridgeness Biodiversity - Volunteer Day 02 Aug 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

  • Rediscovering Valleyfield Estate's 'Lost' Stables Thursday, July 13, 2017

    In August and September an exciting archaeological project will be taking place to uncover an important part of Valleyfield's heritage - and IFLI are looking for volunteers to...

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  • Alloa Academy films get their world premiere Thursday, June 22, 2017

    Following the world premiere at Alloa Academy on the 21st June, we are delighted to bring two short films created with the help of Alloa Academy pupils out on general release. The...

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  • Bo'ness Fun Run Results Thursday, June 15, 2017

    Thank you and well done to everyone who took part in the second Bo'ness Fun Run, which took place on 14th June 2017.  137 runners took part in the 4 mile track around Bo'ness...

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  • 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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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