News and Updates from the Lake Hopatcong Foundation

LHF fall program: Native American Stories of the Lenape

Categories: community, Hopatcong, Jefferson, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, LHF Environmental and Cultural Center, Mt. Arlington, News, Roxbury
Native American Stories of the Lenape Fall program at the Lake Hopatcong Foundation Environmental and Cultural Center November 7, 2019, 7 pm FREE Registration below Native American stories are often called myths and folklore, but Native People call them the sacred teachings.  The stories of creation — of how things came to be and how …

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LHF fall program: Lake Hopatcong Station by Water, Land, and Trolley

Categories: community, Hopatcong, Jefferson, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, LHF Environmental and Cultural Center, Mt. Arlington, News, Roxbury
Lake Hopatcong Station by Water, Land, and Trolley Fall program at the Lake Hopatcong Foundation Environmental and Cultural Center 125 Landing Road, Landing, NJ October 3, 2019, 7 pm FREE Registration below Landing was once a transportation hub for Lake Hopatcong where the Morris Canal, Lackawanna Railroad, Morris County Traction Company, and two steamboat lines …

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LHF fall program: The Rehabilitation of the Lake Hopatcong Train Station

Categories: community, Hopatcong, Jefferson, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, LHF Environmental and Cultural Center, Mt. Arlington, News, Roxbury
The Rehabilitation of the Lake Hopatcong Train Station Fall program at the Lake Hopatcong Foundation Environmental and Cultural Center 125 Landing Road, Landing, NJ September 12, 2019, 7 pm FREE Registration is now closed The Lake Hopatcong Station is one of the most iconic buildings in our community, linking us with an era when the …

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Lake-Friendly Living Guide: Septic Maintenance

Categories: community, Hopatcong, Jefferson, Lake Hopatcong, Mt. Arlington, News, Roxbury, Water Quality
In this installment of our Lake-Friendly Living Guide, we dive into the world of septic systems. This post will guide you in understanding how your system works and how to guarantee your system functions properly. A properly maintained septic system not only protects Lake Hopatcong and its surrounding bodies of water but protects your health …

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Fall programs at the Environmental & Cultural Center

Categories: community, Hopatcong, Jefferson, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, LHF Environmental and Cultural Center, Mt. Arlington, News, Roxbury
Part of the mission of the Lake Hopatcong Foundation is to build a sense of community around Lake Hopatcong.  One of our efforts toward that goal is the rehabilitation of the historical Lake Hopatcong Train Station and subsequent opening of the Lake Hopatcong Foundation Environmental and Cultural Center. The purchase of the historical Lake Hopatcong …

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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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