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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

  • Introduction to hoverflies 24 Jul 18   A FREE Buglife workshop on an introduction to hoverflies and their identification. There are over 280 species of...
  • Wee Cycle Festival 28 Jul 18 - 29 Jul 18 Clackmannanshire Council are saddling up for the 'Wee Cycle Festival'  and this year it's going to be bigger and better than...
  • Bridgeness Biodiversity - Volunteer Day 01 Aug 18 The wildlife site at Bridgeness Ship Breakers in Bo'ness is well used by the local community, as well as people following the r...
  • Healthy walk with Braveheart at RSPB Black Devon Wetlands 08 Aug 18   Over the last couple of years there has been a huge amount of work going on to make RSPB Black Devon Wetlands better for...
  • Black Devon Bioblitz 11 Aug 18 Image: RSPB Images How many bugs, beasties, birds and animals live at Black Devon? Come and help the RSPB find out by sear...
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  • IFLI's new animation brings story of Inner Forth to life Monday, April 30, 2018

    The Inner Forth is an incredible place that has been formed by nature and shaped by people. A place steeped in history that holds so much importance to the wildlife and the...

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  • IFLI team seeking evaluation consultant to undertake Final Monitoring & Evaluation Review Tuesday, March 20, 2018

    The Inner Forth Landscape Initiative team are seeking a consultant to carry out a Final Monitoring and Evaluation Review of the programme and partnership during summer 2018.  The...

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  • What do you think of Black Devon Wetlands? Monday, February 12, 2018

      Have you visited RSPB Black Devon Wetlands Nature Reserve? If so would you be able to spare a few minutes to let the RSPB know what you thought about it? Since the RSPB signed...

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  • IFLI Events and Outreach Assistant says goodbye Tuesday, January 23, 2018

      Nicholas Reid, our IFLI Events and Outreach Assistant, who many people who have attended IFLI events will have met, has sadly now come to the end of his contract. He worked with...

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  • Conference to connect citizen scientists across Scotland Monday, January 08, 2018

    Volunteer-led citizen science will be in the spotlight this February.  Citizen scientists are volunteers who keep and share records of some or all of the wildlife species that...

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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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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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