Celebrate Earth Day with a Community Cleanup and Lots of Native Plants!

Categories: community, Events, Going Green, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Other, Train Station

The Lake Hopatcong Foundation (LHF) will be celebrating Earth Day, a globally celebrated holiday focused on green awareness and environmental issues, with a community cleanup on April 22nd and then continuing the celebration with a native plant sale on May 6th. LHF Adopt-A-Road Cleanup Lots of hands make light work.  Join the Foundation for just …

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Free Tree Seedlings Available in 11 Morris County Towns

Categories: community, Events, Going Green, Hopatcong, News, Other, Roxbury

Up to 2,000 free tree seedlings will be available at each of 11 Morris County towns from April 22nd through May 5th as part of the New Jersey Tree Recovery Campaign.  A partnership between the Arbor Day Foundation and the New Jersey of State Forestry Service, the New Jersey Tree Recovery Campaign provides trees to …

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Join Us for a River Clean-up

Categories: community, Events, Going Green, News, Other

Join us this Saturday, April 15th, for the Musconetcong Watershed Association’s 25th Annual River Clean-Up from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm.  We will be leading the Hopatcong State Park location of this clean-up organized by the Musconetcong Watershed Association. Trash bags, work gloves, water, snacks and t-shirts will be provided. Visit: http://www.musconetcong.org/cleanups.php for more information.  Email karen@musconetcong.org …

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Native Plants Sprout at Lake Hopatcong Train Station

Categories: community, Going Green, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, LHF, News, Other, Roxbury, Train Station

While renovations to the Lake Hopatcong Train Station continue inside the building, Mother Nature, as she does every spring, is working on some promising renovations outside. There are some precious signs of spring peeking up from the ground that should paint the nearby native garden beautifully including some blue wild indigo (Baptisia australis), New Jersey …

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Spring Cleaning That’s Safer for the Lake

Categories: community, Going Green, News, Other

With spring upon us and warmer weather headed our way, spring cleaning is bound to follow.  How do we clear out the cobwebs and spruce up our homes (and boats!) while protecting our health as well as the health of the lake we live on?   Check out this post from the EPA’s Healthy Waters …

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Giving Native Plants a Nudge

Categories: community, Events, Fundraising, Going Green, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Other, Train Station

The Lake Hopatcong Foundation will be hosting a native plant sale on Saturday, May 6, from 9 am to 1 pm, at the Lake Hopatcong Train Station, 125 Landing Road, Landing.   We will have 26 different varieties of plants, all originally native to New Jersey, for sale. Have you ever heard of the Yellow Spring Beauty? …

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Native Plants in the News

Categories: community, Fundraisers, Going Green, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Other, Train Station

As spring approaches—Tuesday, March 21, to be exact—plans to host a native plant sale are beginning to sprout at the Lake Hopatcong Foundation. We’re targeting Saturday, May 6, from 9 am to 1 pm, at the Lake Hopatcong Train Station, 125 Landing Road in Landing, for the event. Attendees will not only have a chance …

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National Invasive Species Awareness Week

Categories: community, Events, General LHF Info, Going Green, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Other, Volunteers, Water Scouts

National Invasive Species Awareness Week seeks to raise awareness and identify solutions to invasive species issues at local, state, tribal, regional, international and national scales. Though National Invasive Species Awareness Week only runs from February 27 – March 3, there are lots of ways you can help all year long: Become a Lake Hopatcong Water Scout …

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