Inner Forth Landscape Initiative
The Firth of Forth is geographically and strategically at the heart of Scotland. It has been, and remains, an important seaway linking the Central Belt with the rest of the world and has been a major point of entry to the country throughout history.
- To turn perceptions of the Inner Forth around and increase local pride.
- To connect disparate habitats to create a landscape flourishing with biodiversity.
- To celebrate, protect and improve access to important historical and natural features.
- To train and support committed and motivated local community groups, individuals and organisations to take action to conserve their area's heritage.
- To increase physical and intellectual access to the area's important heritage.
- Conserving and restoring
- Recording and Celebrating
- Exploring and learning
- Skills and training
- Habitat restoration and creation schemes.
- Consolidation of historic buildings.
- Research into the historical and natural heritage of the area.
- Recording the wildlife and history of the area.
- Improving and creating new footpaths, tracks and cycle routes to help people access the landscape.
- Organising events and activities to reconnect people with the landscape.
- Creating a suite of interpretation around the IFLI area.
- Training people in a range of landscape and historic heritage skills.
- Working with schools to help teach young people the value of their landscape.