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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Block Party brings thousands to Hopatcong State Park

Categories: Block Party, community, Events, Hopatcong, Jefferson, Mt. Arlington, News, Roxbury
Lake Hopatcong Foundation event benefits from sunny spring skies More than 4,000 people, including a couple hundred volunteers, made their way to Hopatcong State Park on Saturday, May 11, for the sixth annual Lake Hopatcong Block Party. Previously plagued by poor weather, organizers were thrilled to finally hold their event without the threat of rain. …

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Don’t miss the Lake Hopatcong Block Party Tomorrow

Categories: Block Party, community, Events, Hopatcong, Jefferson, Mt. Arlington, News, Roxbury
It’s finally here!  The 2019 Lake Hopatcong Block Party, held at Hopatcong State Park, is set to celebrate New Jersey’s largest lake tomorrow, May 11 from 10 am to 5 pm. The Block Party brings visitors together with businesses, non-profit organizations, community groups, crafters, and food vendors for a day that kicks off the summer …

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2019 Lake Hopatcong Block Party – bring the kids!

Categories: Block Party, community, Events, Hopatcong, Jefferson, Mt. Arlington, News, Roxbury
There’s no reason to get a babysitter… there’s lots for kids to do at the 2019 Lake Hopatcong Block Party held at Hopatcong State Park on May 11 from 10 am to 5 pm. In addition to nearly 200 businesses, non-profit organizations, community groups, crafters, and food vendors, kids and families can enjoy plenty of …

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Native plants dress things up

Categories: community, General LHF Info, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, LHF Environmental and Cultural Center, News, Train Station
The grounds around the former Lake Hopatcong train station continue to be carefully tailored, the latest alterations having been made on the skirt of the building. No longer tattered with weeds and debris, the area has been ironed out and appliquéd with 19 new shrubs—a far more fitting look for the elegant edifice at 125 …

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2019 Block Party: demonstration schedule

Categories: Block Party, community, Events, Hopatcong, Jefferson, Mt. Arlington, News, Roxbury
The 6th annual Lake Hopatcong Block Party, hosted by the Lake Hopatcong Foundation, is scheduled for Saturday, May 11, from 10 am – 5 pm (rain or shine) at Hopatcong State Park. The event features nearly 200 vendors, entertainment, numerous food and drink options, live demonstrations, boat and mini-train rides, boat displays, and an activity …

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