Boat Builder Selected for Floating Classroom

Categories: Education, Floating Classroom, News, Projects and Initiatives
It’s official! The Lake Hopatcong Foundation has selected Sightseer Marine to build the vessel for the Lake Hopatcong Floating Classroom.  Delivery of the vessel is anticipated by May 1.  Funding for the boat was provided in part by grants from the USA TODAY Network’s “A Community Thrives” program and the James P. Verhalen Family Foundation.  The custom-built, …

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Only Four Days Left to Vote

Categories: community, Education, Grants, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Other
TechSoup‘s Storymakers 2017 voting period is almost up.  Just four more chances to cast your vote before November 2 to help us win the “People’s Choice” award and up to $10,000.  Click below to vote for our submission for funds for the Lake Hopatcong Floating Classroom.  When you’re done, there are social media buttons to help you easily …

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Lake Learning through LHF Education Initiative

Categories: Education, Lake History, News
Education - Field Trips - River
The Lake Hopatcong Foundation continues to offer educational class trips at Hopatcong State Park providing lake environmental education and history to our local grade schools including Arthur Stanlick Elementary in Jefferson, Durban Avenue School in Hopatcong, Mount Arlington Elementary School, Nixon Elementary in Landing, and St. Therese in Succasunna. Over 400 children participated in the program this year. …

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LHF to Match County Watershed Poster Cash Prizes for Students in Four Lake Towns

Categories: community, Education, News, Water Quality
Are you a student in grades 2-12?… Do you live in one of the four towns surrounding Lake Hopatcong – Hopatcong, Jefferson, Mt. Arlington or Roxbury?… Are you interested in entering a poster contest about watershed protection?… If you answered yes to all of these questions, you have the chance to win DOUBLE the county …

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Keep Those Votes Coming

Categories: community, Education, Grants, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News
Thank you to all who have voted and shared our message on social media for the TechSoup Storymakers 2017 grants.  We always receive an incredible amount of support from our amazing lake community with voting campaigns for grant money.  There are only 12 days left in the campaign.  You can vote once every 24 hours until November 20 …

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We Need Your Votes Again!

Categories: community, Education, Grants, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Other
The Lake Hopatcong Foundation has received an incredible amount of support from our amazing lake community with voting campaigns for grant money.  So we’re giving this Storymakers 2017 grant from TechSoup a go and we need your help! You can vote once every 24 hours until November 20 to help us win the “People’s Choice” award …

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DEP Announces Response Strategy for Freshwater Harmful Algal Blooms, Seeks Public’s Help to Identify Suspected Incidences

Categories: community, Education, Governmental Matters, Hopatcong, Jefferson, lake, Lake Hopatcong, Mt. Arlington, News, Public Safety, Roxbury
Harmful Algal Blooms
NJ Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) August 2017 Statewide Effort to “Avoid It and Report It” Includes Online Form for Reporting Suspected Blooms Seeking to minimize health risks for people and animals, the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has developed a strategy for a unified statewide approach in responding to incidents of Harmful Algal Blooms …

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A Community Thrives – Helping Communities Succeed

Categories: community, Education, News
ACT 2017 Winners
A Community Thrives (ACT) is a USA TODAY NETWORK nation-wide program that provides the resources necessary for philanthropic missions in communities to succeed. ACT enables community members to act on ideas that improve the people, organizations, government, and businesses around them by equipping them with the resources they need to thrive. In its first year, …

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