News and Updates from the Lake Hopatcong Foundation

 Wild & Scenic Film Festival

Categories: community, General LHF Info, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News
Saturday, July 13 Doors open at 6 pm, shows start at 7 pm. Palace Theatre, Netcong.  7 Ledgewood Ave, Netcong, NJ 07857 Free and open to the public; reservations requested (below). The Wild & Scenic Film Festival On Tour is a collection of films from the annual festival held the third week of January in …

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Smithsonian Water/Ways exhibit

Categories: Events, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, LHF Environmental and Cultural Center, News, Water Quality
  The Lake Hopatcong Foundation is thrilled to be hosting the Smithsonian’s Water/Ways exhibition from July 1 through August 10 at the Lake Hopatcong Foundation Environmental and Cultural Center, 125 Landing Road, Landing, NJ.  The Water/Ways exhibition is part of Museum on Main Street, a unique collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES), and the New Jersey Council for …

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Girl Scouts assist with upcoming LHF annual hike

Categories: Hopatcong, News, Recreational Trails
This year’s LHF annual hike is presented in conjunction with local Girl Scout Troop 96094!  The Troop’s Bronze Award project centers around bringing awareness of the Lake Hopatcong Trail to the community. Trail maintenance As part of their project, Troop 96094 has adopted a portion of the trail to maintain and are encouraging others to …

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Restoration of the American chestnut tree presentation

Categories: community, LHF Environmental & Cultural Center, News
We were delighted to host PA-NJ Chapter of The American Chestnut Foundation immediate past President Clark Beebe on May 22, for a talk on the efforts being made to restore the American chestnut tree. A group of 25 individuals joined Clark to tour the native plant garden at the Lake Hopatcong Foundation Environmental and Cultural …

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FREE Boating Safety Refresher

Categories: community, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, LHF Environmental & Cultural Center, LHF Environmental and Cultural Center, News, Public Safety, water safety
Safety first! Please join us for a free Boating Safety Refresher presented by Larry Orlans, Operations Officer and Frank Federico, Public Education Officer of the US Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 15-10 in Lake Hopatcong.  The presentation will be held on Wednesday, June 5 at 7pm at the Lake Hopatcong Foundation Environmental and Cultural Center, 125 …

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Restoring the American chestnut

Categories: community, LHF Environmental & Cultural Center, News
The American chestnut was once a predominant tree at Lake Hopatcong.   Prior to being wiped out by the great chestnut blight in the early twentieth century, American chestnuts inhabited some 200 million acres of eastern woodlands from Maine to Florida and west to the Ohio Valley.  Success is finally being seen in efforts to restore …

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Spring appeal underway

Categories: community, Fundraising, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News
Wow! It really is spring… … and Lake Season is open for business! There is so much to be excited about this year at the Lake Hopatcong Foundation. A new home at the Lake Hopatcong Foundation Environmental & Cultural Center in Landing, a fresh strategic plan, and a revamped logo are just some of the …

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LHF Young Professionals happy hour

Categories: community, Events, News, young professionals
The LHF Young Professionals would like to invite men and women, age 21-39, who would like to network and  have an interest in sustaining our lake, to the Happiest Happy Hour Ever on Saturday, June 1, from 4 – 6 pm at the Big Fish Lounge. The goal of the LHF Young Professionals is to …

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