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

  • Over and Under the Forth 28 Oct 16 Like many areas of Scotland, the Inner Forth was heavily shaped by the coal mining industry. The last deep mine in the area (a...
  • BRISC Conference & AGM 2016 29 Oct 16 In 2016, the BRISC Conference takes a look at Local Nature Conservation and Biological Recording. The conference programme is b...
  • RSPB Conservation Volunteering 29 Oct 16 Due to the popularity of this volunteering opportunity we are not able to take on any new volunteers for this project at the moment...
  • Bed and Breakfast for Birds 30 Oct 16 As the clocks change, often the weather does too.  Winter can be a hard time for birds, so what better way to help them than maki...
  • Kinneil House Doors Open Day 30 Oct 16 Join Friends of Kinneil for one of their popular Doors Open Days at Kinneil House. Volunteers will be on hand to guide you...
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IFLI Inner Forth Festival 2016

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Latest News

  • 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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  • Discover new wildlife hotspots in the Inner Forth Friday, June 17, 2016

    Are you interested in nature? Would you like to discover a new wildlife haven and learn more about the species that live there? The Inner Forth Landscape Initiative (IFLI) is...

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  • First May the Forth Fun Run takes off Thursday, May 05, 2016

    Over 120 runners joined in the May the Forth Fun Run at Bo'ness! You can check times and placings here. IFLI worked in partnership with The Friends of Kinneil to organise the...

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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