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

  • Mothing Around The Forth 3 02 Jul 16 Would you like to learn more about the moths of the Inner Forth area, practise your id skills and contribute to nature conservation...
  • Ladybird ID Workshop - waiting list 06 Jul 16 Discover the importance of ladybirds! Bees are not the only insects who are important for pollination, there are many species o...
  • Bridgeness Biodiversity - habitat management tasks 06 Jul 16 Join Buglife at Bridgeness Ship Breakers in Bo’ness to learn about the importance of this site for wildlife and get involved ...
  • RSPB Conservation Volunteering 08 Jul 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...
  • Kennetpans Weekend: Surveying the Warehouse 09 Jul 16 - 10 Jul 16 Would you like to help us discover more about the workings of the Kennetpans Distillery site, and help record its current condition? ...
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IFLI Inner Forth Festival 2016

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Latest News

  • 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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  • Become a citizen scientist by ‘Mothing Around the Forth’ Tuesday, April 19, 2016

    Would you like learn more about the moths of the Forth estuary area, practise your identification skills and contribute to a national species recording scheme this summer? The Inner...

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  • IFLI welcomes new Programme Manager Thursday, April 14, 2016

      On 22 March our IFLI Programme Manager Kate Studd left to start her maternity leave. Kate has played a pivotal role in IFLI, leading it through the development phase, and for the last...

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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