News and Updates from the Lake Hopatcong Foundation

Lake Loop 2019, so much more than just a bike, run, paddle

Categories: Events, Fundraising, Hopatcong, Jefferson, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, Mt. Arlington, News, Roxbury
Lake Loop is an and-or-athon, a fun athletic endeavor consisting of three different events; where you can choose to participate in a 20-, 40- or 62-mile scenic bike ride, and-or a 1.5-mile or 5K timed trail run and-or a 2.5-mile paddle.  Lake Loop 2019 isn’t just an athletic event though, it’s so much more! Whether you …

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Kidding around! Watershed word sleuth

Categories: kidding around, Lake Hopatcong, News, Water Quality
What is a watershed? A watershed is an area of land, shaped by hills and valleys, that drains into a particular body of water, such as a stream, river, pond, or lake. Watersheds can be large or small. Every body of water has a watershed, and small watersheds join to become larger watersheds. Watersheds cover …

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Thank you 2019 Lake Loop sponsors

Categories: community, Events, Fundraisers, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, Lake Loop, LHF, News
A sincere thank you to all of the 2019 Lake Loop sponsors for their generous support of this year’s bike, run, paddle challenge!  Sponsorships help to make the Lake Loop a success and allow us to raise more funds for important initiatives to support and protect New Jersey’s largest lake. This event would not be possible …

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Lake-Friendly Living Guide: Conserving Water

Categories: community, Hopatcong, Jefferson, Lake Hopatcong, Mt. Arlington, News, Roxbury, Water Quality
In this installment of our Lake-Friendly Living Guide, we share simple ways to conserve water inside and outside your home. Water conservation is helpful for the environment, can reduce runoff from your property, and helps maintain your septic system, all while saving you money. Water, water everywhere… It happens every time. Turn a handle or …

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Call for Lake Loop 2019 Volunteers

Categories: Block Party, community, Events, Hopatcong, Jefferson, lake, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, LHF, News, Roxbury, Volunteers
Join us in creating an amazing day of activities for the benefit of Lake Hopatcong at our annual Lake Loop bike, run, paddle challenge on October 13 at Hopatcong State Park.  This event has so many moving parts, it takes a LOT of people to make it run smoothly, so we are looking for a big …

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Sweeney, Oroho, and Pennacchio come to Lake Hopatcong to talk long-term algae solutions

Categories: community, Lake Hopatcong, News
On Thursday, New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney visited Lake Hopatcong for the first time and called it a “jewel of New Jersey.” Alongside our local Senators Steve Oroho and Joe Pennacchio, the group toured the lake on the LHF Floating Classroom (many thanks to Captain Tom Bush and First Mate Larry Orlans for making …

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Lake Loop: 20-, 40-, or 62-Mile Bike Rides

Categories: community, Events, Fundraisers, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, Lake Loop, LHF, News
The Lake Loop 2019 bike course will go clockwise around the lake and consist of approximately 20 miles of rolling terrain. This is a great course for experienced cyclists, weekend warriors, or riders who want to stretch their legs and enjoy the ride. As the name suggests, this route loops the lake and offers many …

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