News and Updates from the Lake Hopatcong Foundation

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 …

Read More

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 …

Read More

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 …

Read More

Lake Loop 2019

Categories: Events, Fundraising, Hopatcong, Jefferson, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, Mt. Arlington, News, Roxbury
Lake Loop 2019 offers participants bike, run and paddle challenges on Sunday, October 13 at Hopatcong State Park.  Enjoy breathtaking views of beautiful Lake Hopatcong while participating in one, two or all three events in support of New Jersey’s largest lake. Come challenge yourself and then relax while enjoying great local food, a beer tent …

Read More

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 …

Read More

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

Berm Blowout Topples Historical Hydrant

Categories: community, News, Roxbury, Train Station
It was a modest addition compared to other far more eye-catching changes that had been made to the Lake Hopatcong Foundation Environmental and Cultural Center on Landing Road. On a sweltering Saturday morning in early July, a small group of volunteers wielded shovels for hours to create a thin strip of dirt that stretched 120 …

Read More

Video – Lake Hopatcong is open for business

Categories: community, Education, Hopatcong, Jefferson, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, Mt. Arlington, News, Roxbury, Water Quality
Since late June, Lake Hopatcong has been experiencing an unprecedented lake-wide algal bloom. In response to the algal bloom, DEP issued an advisory against swimming and watersports, which has been in place for all or most of the lake since June 27, 2019.   The algal bloom and the advisory have hit the Lake Hopatcong region …

Read More