News and Updates from the Lake Hopatcong Foundation

Student Leaders to gather for second meeting

Categories: Education, Hopatcong, Jefferson, Lake Hopatcong, Mt. Arlington, News, Roxbury, Student Leadership Team
Now that the school year is back in full swing, the Lake Hopatcong Foundation Student Leadership Team is gathering for their second meeting, in order to begin planning projects that support and protect New Jersey’s largest lake.  Projects will include such efforts as beach cleanups, invasive species prevention, nature trail maintenance, local science research, and …

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Lake-Friendly Living Guide: Eliminating Pollutants

Categories: community, Hopatcong, Jefferson, Lake Hopatcong, Mt. Arlington, News, Roxbury, Water Quality
In this installment of our Lake-Friendly Living Guide, we share information on additional ways to eliminate pollutants from our waterways. With a little thought and effort, we can all make a difference by properly disposing of things like household hazardous waste, motor oils, and medications so they don’t end up in our beautiful lake.  Out …

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Lake Loop 2019 sponsorships available

Categories: community, Events, Fundraisers, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, Lake Loop, LHF, News
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. A selection of sponsorships are available for Lake Loop 2019, providing a valuable publicity …

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Lake Loop 2019: 5k or 1.5-Mile Trail Run

Categories: community, Events, Fundraisers, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, Lake Loop, LHF, News
The 2019 Lake Loop 5k or 1.5-mile trail run/walk will take you in and around Hopatcong State Park with challenging hilly trails, over the sandy beach, and back to the finish line. The varied terrain will be fun and interesting and will give you a new appreciation for Hopatcong State Park. Presented by members of Salt …

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Lake Hopatcong’s place in the climate change discussion

Categories: From the President, Lake Hopatcong, News, Water Quality
It’s not news to anyone that this was an unprecedented year for Lake Hopatcong. The harmful algal bloom reports in June led to an advisory from the state that crippled local businesses and cast a sad shadow over summer for so many who were deprived of enjoying many aspects of lake life, such as swimming, …

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Lake-Friendly Living Guide: Alternative Septic Systems

Categories: community, Hopatcong, Jefferson, Lake Hopatcong, Mt. Arlington, News, Roxbury, Water Quality
In this installment of our Lake-Friendly Living Guide, we share information on alternative septic systems. If your septic system needs to be replaced or updated, there are new technologies for property owners to consider that can help protect Lake Hopatcong. What is an alternative septic system? An alternative septic system, which is commonly referred to …

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Floating Classroom rentals

Categories: community, Education, Floating Classroom, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News
Even though our public learning cruises have ended for the summer, you may still occasionally notice the Floating Classroom out and about on Lake Hopatcong through the fall.  The Floating Classroom is available for rent for individuals, schools, and groups. If you are interested in renting the Lake Hopatcong Foundation Floating Classroom, please send an …

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Lake Loop 2019: Paddle

Categories: community, Events, Fundraisers, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, Lake Loop, LHF, News
You don’t have to be an athlete to enjoy the Lake Loop lake paddle, a casual, on-the-water experience on beautiful Lake Hopatcong. The course is well marked with buoys and there is plenty of assistance for participants each step of the way. The lake paddle is not timed, so participants can navigate the course at …

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