News and Updates from the Lake Hopatcong Foundation

Four ways to protect Lake Hopatcong this fall

Categories: Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Water Quality
The leaves are falling, signaling such autumn tasks as yard cleanups and pulling and winterizing boats. While you make your winter preparations, please keep the following tips in mind to protect our beautiful lake. Avoid blowing leaves or grass clippings into the lake. Leaves contribute phosphorous to a waterbody and lead to nuisance algae and …

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Morris County historic marker dedication at the train station

Categories: Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Other, Roxbury, Train Station
On Monday, October 28, 2019, the Morris County Heritage Commission will dedicate a historic marker at the Lake Hopatcong Station. The ceremony will begin at 1:00 pm at 125 Landing Road, Landing, NJ. Morris County Freeholder Cathy DeFillippo, Roxbury Mayor Bob DeFillippo, Morris County Heritage Commission Director Peg Shultz and members of the commission will …

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LHF Honored with MCMUA Environmental Excellence Award

Categories: community, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Water Quality
The Lake Hopatcong Foundation was honored with a Clean Water Stewardship Award at the Morris County MUA 2019 Environmental Excellence Awards on October 11, 2019, at the Frelinghuysen Arboretum.     The awards program, held at the Haggerty Education Center, began with a fashion show highlighting reused and recycled designs from bags to jewelry to clothing. …

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Lake Loop 2019: results, photos, and acknowledgments

Categories: Events, Fundraising, Hopatcong, Jefferson, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, Mt. Arlington, News, Roxbury
We sincerely thank all who made Lake Loop 2019 on October 13 at Hopatcong State Park such a success! It was a stunning day for Lake Loop 2019!  Approximately 250 people joined us to bike, run, or paddle their way around Lake Hopatcong. We love the energy and enthusiasm that surrounds Lake Loop, it’s such …

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Learning from Lake George

Categories: News, Water Quality
A team from the Lake Hopatcong Foundation drove up to Lake George on October 10, along with Colleen Lyons from the Lake Hopatcong Commission and Blanca Chevrestt from the N.J. Department of Environmental Protection, to learn about some of the technology they are deploying to gauge lake health and predict algal blooms. The Fund for …

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Lake Loop draws runners, bikers, and paddlers to State Park

Categories: Events, Fundraising, Hopatcong, Jefferson, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, Mt. Arlington, News, Roxbury
The seventh annual Lake Loop attracted a few hundred people to Hopatcong State Park on Sunday, Oct. 13. Guests laced up sneakers, mounted bicycles, and slipped into kayaks to participate in the popular fundraiser for the Lake Hopatcong Foundation. Live the Lake NJ was the main sponsor of the event. “The Lake Loop is an …

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Touring some of Lake Hopatcong’s loveliest homes

Categories: Fundraising, Lake Hopatcong, News
The first-ever Lake Hopatcong Foundation House Tour took place on Sunday afternoon, and the pleasant weather and autumn foliage was matched only by the graciousness of the hosts and the beauty of their lovely lakefront homes. About two dozen guests hopped from home to home on Van Every Cove in Mt. Arlington, getting a chance …

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13 great reasons to register for Lake Loop 2019 TODAY!

Categories: Events, Fundraising, Hopatcong, Jefferson, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, Mt. Arlington, News, Roxbury
Lake Loop 2019 is almost here! Pre-registration for Lake Loop 2019 ends tonight and you do not want to miss this year’s fun and challenges. So if you haven’t yet registered, below are 13 great reasons to do it TODAY. 1. The bike With bike route options of 62 miles, 40 miles, and 20 miles, …

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