News and Updates from the Lake Hopatcong Foundation

Celebrating National Volunteer Week

Categories: community, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Volunteers
The Lake Hopatcong Foundation is excited to celebrate National Volunteer Week from April 7-13. National Volunteer Week is the perfect opportunity to honor the impact of volunteer service and the power of volunteers to tackle society’s challenges, strengthen their communities, and be a force that transforms the world. We would like to recognize the more …

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Adopt-a-road community cleanup

Categories: community, News, Roxbury
Wrap up Earth Week by joining us for a simple and fun morning cleaning up your community! On Saturday, April 27, from 8:30 am – 10:30 am, we will be picking up roadside debris along Mt. Arlington Boulevard in support of Roxbury’s Adopt-A-Road Program. No registration is necessary for this event, simply meet us at …

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Kidding around! Color your own rainbow trout

Categories: Lake Hopatcong, News, Other, Water Quality
The rainbow trout is a colorful fish that is usually blue-green or yellow-green with a pink streak along their sides and small black spots on their back and fins. Rainbow trout can be found in Lake Hopatcong and can grow to weigh as much as 20 pounds! Find out more about rainbow trout from National …

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Trout season opens Saturday

Categories: community, Hopatcong, Jefferson, Mt. Arlington, News, Other, Roxbury
Trout season officially opens at 8 am on Saturday, April 6. For many, the first day of trout season feels like the true mark that spring is finally here, and the weather is looking seasonally warm and even partly sunny for opening day! Lake Hopatcong is stocked with trout by both the New Jersey Division …

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Annual Musconetcong River cleanup

Categories: community, Events, Going Green, News, Other
On Saturday, April 13, the Lake Hopatcong Foundation will be assisting with the 27th Annual River Cleanup by leading the efforts at the Hopatcong State Park location.  We will meet near the concession stand at Hopatcong State Park at 9 am. This annual river cleanup, organized by the Musconetcong Watershed Association (MWA), brings hundreds of volunteers to various …

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What’s stormwater got to do with clean drinking water?

Categories: community, Going Green, Lake Hopatcong, News, Water Quality
When it rains, chemicals and other dangerous pollutants on our streets, parking lots, and roads get washed into storm drains and are funneled into our drinking water supplies and other waterways that our children play in. This makes stormwater pollution one of New Jersey’s greatest threats to our clean drinking water, especially in towns that …

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2019 Hudson Farm Spring Charity Hike

Categories: community, Events, Hopatcong, News, Other
The Lake Hopatcong Foundation will be among the many charities benefiting from the 2019 Hudson Farm Spring Charity Hike on Saturday, May 18.  This local event, currently in its 13th year, brings people together to hike the beautiful Hudson Farm property, 270 Sparta-Stanhope Road in Hopatcong, and support local charities at the same time. The Hudson Farm Spring …

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Last week for discounted early bird Block Party registration

Categories: Block Party, community, Events, News
The sixth annual Lake Hopatcong Block Party, which offers businesses and organizations a chance to showcase their work for an anticipated 3,000 guests, is scheduled for Saturday, May 11, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at Hopatcong State Park, 260 Lakeside Blvd., Landing, N.J. Hosted by the Lake Hopatcong Foundation (LHF), the event also features …

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