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

  • Bridgeness Biodiversity Day 11 Feb 16   Join Buglife at Bridgeness Ship Breakers in Bo’ness to learn about the importance of this site for wildlife and get in...
  • Winter Tree ID 11 Feb 16 Improve your tree identification skills Can you tell an Ash tree from a Beech?  A Sycamore from an Oak?  Many of us c...
  • How to plan for and give your orchard a brush-up 12 Feb 16 If you're unsure about which maintenance task to perform at which time of the year, fear not! We will use the Helping Brit...
  • Conservation Volunteering 12 Feb 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...
  • Mapping Your Heritage with GIS 17 Feb 16 Mapping Your Heritage with GIS (2 Sessions: 17 Feb and 16 March 2016 . You can attend one or both, as you choose.) GIS (Geograp...
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IFLI Inner Forth Festival 2016

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Latest News

  • Work starting on new access routes to nature Thursday, January 28, 2016

      Work has just started on two new access improvement projects in Clackmannanshire, which will help people get closer to the wildlife and wild places on their doorstep.  Local people...

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  • IFLI Programme Manager (maternity cover) Tuesday, December 22, 2015

    Would you like to work for the Inner Forth Landscape Initiative to help us achieve our vision? We are advertising for an IFLI Programme Manager to work with us for up to a year...

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  • Fantastic opportunity for an Interpretive Designer to help us Tell the Story of the Inner Forth Tuesday, November 24, 2015

    RSPB Scotland wishes to contract a single agency or group of agencies to undertake the detailed planning, design, manufacture and installation of interpretation materials on...

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  • New meadow will create a buzz at Bo’ness Station Wednesday, November 04, 2015

    The RSPB's Dan Brown helps prepare the ground for the wildflower meadow. Photo David Palmar/www.photoscot.co.uk Bo’ness & Kinneil Railway has joined up with theIFLI to create a...

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  • Wetter is better at Wester Moss! Monday, November 02, 2015

    A nature reserve near Fallin is now even better for wildlife thanks to work that has been carried out by Butterfly Conservation Scotland through the Inner Forth Landscape...

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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

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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

Explore project area

Our map shows the area that IFLI covers, and where our site-based projects are taking place.

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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