News and Updates from the Lake Hopatcong Foundation

Order your B-SAFE dock number sign by September 15 for October delivery

Categories: community, Hopatcong, Jefferson, lake, Lake Hopatcong, Mt. Arlington, News, Other, Projects and Initiatives, Public Safety, Roxbury
The B-SAFE Dock Numbering Program was developed with the aim of improving emergency response times and safety on Lake Hopatcong. Each lakefront property has been assigned a unique dock number, or “lake address,” which is linked to its 9-1-1 street address. Lakefront property owners may voluntarily purchase and post a B-SAFE dock number sign where …

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Lake-Friendly Living Guide: Fertilizers, Phosphorus, and Water Quality

Categories: community, Hopatcong, Jefferson, Lake Hopatcong, Mt. Arlington, News, Roxbury, Water Quality
The goal of our Lake-Friendly Living Guide series is to engage the public in action-oriented ways to protect Lake Hopatcong.  In this installment, we examine what phosphorus is, where it comes from, how it affects our waterways, and the best fertilizers to use if fertilizers are necessary. Check in each week to learn more about …

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Smithsonian Water/Ways Exhibit Resounding Success

Categories: Events, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, LHF Environmental and Cultural Center, News, Water Quality
The Lake Hopatcong Foundation, in cooperation with the New Jersey Council for the Humanities, hosted the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition, “Water/Ways,” an exploration of water’s environmental and cultural impact. The exhibition was on display at the Lake Hopatcong Foundation Environmental and Cultural Center from July 1 through August 10. During the six-week showing, more than 700 …

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Lake-Friendly Living Guide: Smart Lawn Care

Categories: community, Hopatcong, Jefferson, Lake Hopatcong, Mt. Arlington, News, Roxbury, Water Quality
The goal of our Lake-Friendly Living Guide series is to engage the public in action-oriented ways to protect Lake Hopatcong.  In this installment, we present Smart Lawn Care, simple ways to work smarter (not harder) when it comes to lawn care and reducing pollution. Check in each week to learn more about what you can …

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Tickets still available for final 2019 summer learning cruises

Categories: Education, Floating Classroom, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News
The DEP advisory to avoid contact with Lake Hopatcong water due to the harmful algal bloom has kept the Floating Classroom docked for most of the summer. Since our Floating Classroom experiences center around hands-on experiments with lake water, our cruises came to a halt.  However, with the lifting of the advisory in a few …

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Hopatcong Lake Regional News takes Shop Local to new levels

Categories: community, Hopatcong, Jefferson, Mt. Arlington, News, Roxbury, Shop Local
Shop Local Lake Hopatcong is back! Shop Local Lake Hopatcong was an initiative started by the Lake Hopatcong Foundation in 2013 as a way to support local businesses and to encourage the communities around the lake to think of the lake as their “downtown,” creating a more cohesive community around our lake. Recent years saw …

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Cheers to a wonderful Gala and auction!

Categories: Events, Fundraisers, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News
We truly “Set Sail” at our 2019 Gala, on Saturday, July 27, at the Lake Hopatcong Yacht Club.  The evening brought together many of the lake’s residents and supporters for a relaxed evening of wine, beer, and liquor samplings along with tapas, entertainment, raffles, auction items, and more. The funds raised through our annual gala allow …

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Thank You to Our 2019 Gala Sponsors

Categories: Events, Fundraisers, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News
Thank you to our 2019 Gala sponsors for their generous support of this wonderful evening of tastings and tapas.  Sponsorships help to make the Gala a success and allow us to “Set Sail” for the future. Our sincerest appreciation to our 2019 sponsors:   Commodore Sponsor Leeward Sponsors Starboard Sponsors Port Sponsors