News and Updates from the Lake Hopatcong Foundation

Lake Hopatcong House Tour – tickets available

Categories: Fundraising, News
We were so fortunate to have many lovely prize items and experiences donated for our annual Gala on Saturday, July 27. One such opportunity is a house tour of four stunning homes in the Breslin Park area, including the famous Lotta Crabtree estate! The tour is scheduled for the afternoon of Sunday, October 13 (after …

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Smithsonian water exhibition delights local audiences

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, continues its exploration of water’s environmental and cultural impact as they host the local showing of “Water/Ways,” a Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition. “Water/Ways” will be on view through August 10. The exhibit is being hosted at the Lake Hopatcong Foundation Environmental …

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Get 20% off Lake Loop registration today and tomorrow!

Categories: community, Events, Fundraisers, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, Lake Loop, LHF, News
Save 20% on your Lake Loop registration during our Christmas in July sale!   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 …

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Area residents share their water stories

Categories: community, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, Mt. Arlington, News, Other
Nine people, wearing stick-on nametags, sat tentatively around a large table in the middle of the Peg Richards Media Room at Mount Arlington Public Library early Thursday evening. One of them, Megan Bucknum, snuggled a set of headphones over her ears and gingerly positioned a microphone on the table in front of her to do …

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Mini-documentary puts Lake Hopatcong in the spotlight

Categories: community, Education, Hopatcong, Jefferson, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, Mt. Arlington, News, Roxbury, Water Quality
It’s the summer of ’19 at Lake Hopatcong. On a sunny Monday afternoon in mid July, a single runabout motors its way around the lake, joining only a few swimmers, a couple paddle-boarders and a jet-skier on the four-square-mile body of water. Perched on the front deck of the motorboat, Rae Hartwell is taking video …

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Lake Hopatcong Commission holds special meeting about HAB

Categories: Governmental Matters, Lake Hopatcong Commission, News, Water Quality
About 200 people were in attendance for a special meeting of the Lake Hopatcong Commission on Monday, July 22 at Hopatcong High School, where officials and experts discussed the history of movements to protect the lake, as well as the current scientific conditions and potential short- and long-term actions that could help reduce the nutrient …

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Algal Bloom FAQ

Categories: News, Water Quality
We have been fielding lots of calls and emails about the Harmful Algal Bloom advisory on Lake Hopatcong, so in order to provide some clarity and help, we have assembled the following answers to our most frequently asked questions: What is a Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB)? Per NJDEP, an algal bloom is a rapid increase …

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Rep. Mikie Sherrill visits Lake Hopatcong

Categories: Governmental Matters, News, Shop Local, Water Quality
In addition to working closely with our local state legislators in Districts 24, 25, and 26, we are also always looking for ways to advocate for Lake Hopatcong among our federal legislators in the 5th and 11th U.S. Congressional Districts. With that in mind, on Friday we were thrilled to welcome Rep. Mikie Sherrill to Lake …

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