Behind the scenes of the LHF’s HAB response

Categories: From the President, Governmental Matters, News, Water Quality
As everyone likely knows, this summer’s Harmful Algal Bloom advisory on Lake Hopatcong was unprecedented territory for the lake community, and caused a lot of frustration and heartbreak for lake residents, visitors, and especially business owners. The Lake Hopatcong Foundation has been working behind the scenes to respond to the situation, to be part of …

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Lake Hopatcong Commission holds special meeting about HAB

Categories: Governmental Matters, Lake Hopatcong Commission, News, Water Quality
About 200 people were in attendance for a special meeting of the Lake Hopatcong Commission on Monday, July 22 at Hopatcong High School, where officials and experts discussed the history of movements to protect the lake, as well as the current scientific conditions and potential short- and long-term actions that could help reduce the nutrient …

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Rep. Mikie Sherrill visits Lake Hopatcong

Categories: Governmental Matters, News, Shop Local, Water Quality
In addition to working closely with our local state legislators in Districts 24, 25, and 26, we are also always looking for ways to advocate for Lake Hopatcong among our federal legislators in the 5th and 11th U.S. Congressional Districts. With that in mind, on Friday we were thrilled to welcome Rep. Mikie Sherrill to Lake …

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What we can all do about the algal bloom

Categories: From the President, Going Green, Governmental Matters, News, Riparian Vegetation, Shop Local, Water Quality
As the advisory against swimming and some watersports on Lake Hopatcong continues, it’s easy to feel helpless in the face of such an unprecedented environmental crisis. But we at the Lake Hopatcong Foundation want to encourage you all to have faith, to know that there are things we can all do to help the current …

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A Great Night Celebrating the “Lake Hopatcong Fund”

Categories: community, Governmental Matters, Lake Hopatcong, News
Nearly 150 members of the community gathered at the lakeside restaurant, the Windlass, on Sunday afternoon, January 28, to thank the legislators and leaders responsible for the passage of the “Lake Hopatcong Fund” bill. It was a wonderful and positive event celebrating a bright future for Lake Hopatcong. Special thanks to our legislators and leaders …

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Come Celebrate the “Lake Hopatcong Fund” and Say Thanks to Leaders – RSVP by TODAY

Categories: community, Governmental Matters, Lake Hopatcong, News
Lake Hopatcong received great news this week when the “Lake Hopatcong Fund” bill was signed by the Governor. This legislation will dedicate $500,000 each year from boat licensing fees to the Lake Hopatcong Commission for the care of Lake Hopatcong.  As you can imagine, this victory for Lake Hopatcong came about because of the very …

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Join Us for a Celebration at the Windlass on January 28

Categories: community, Governmental Matters, Lake Hopatcong, News
Lake Hopatcong received great news this week when the “Lake Hopatcong Fund” bill was signed by the Governor. This legislation will dedicate $500,000 each year from boat licensing fees to the Lake Hopatcong Commission for the care of Lake Hopatcong.  As you can imagine, this victory for Lake Hopatcong came about because of the very …

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Great Week for Lake Hopatcong

Categories: community, Governmental Matters, Grants, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Commission, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Other, Train Station
Lake Hopatcong had a particularly amazing week. In addition to the Governor signing the “Lake Hopatcong Fund” Bill, providing a stable annual funding to allow the Lake Hopatcong Commission to fulfill its mission, the Governor also signed another Bill which will have long-term beneficial impacts for the Lake Hopatcong community. Senate Bill 3575/Assembly Bill 5321 …

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