Blue-green algae reports and advisories

Categories: Lake Hopatcong, News, Water Quality
With the recent reports of algal blooms from Nolan’s Point to the Wildwood Shores area to Cow Tongue Point, we would like to share the reports that have come in, as well as some links to information about blue-green algae that explain what it is, what causes it, the dangers, and what you can do.  …

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Summer cruises on the Floating Classroom

Categories: Education, Floating Classroom, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News
The school year may be wrapping up for many New Jersey students, but learning isn’t taking a break for the summer on Lake Hopatcong. The Lake Hopatcong Foundation (LHF) will be running 90-minute summer cruises on their Floating Classroom, an interactive education center with scientific equipment right on board to facilitate a hands-on learning experience …

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Last chance to order your B-SAFE dock number for July delivery

Categories: community, Hopatcong, Jefferson, lake, Lake Hopatcong, Mt. Arlington, News, Other, Projects and Initiatives, Public Safety, Roxbury
Help make Lake Hopatcong safer, order your dock number today! The B-SAFE Dock Numbering Program was developed with the aim of improving emergency response times and safety on Lake Hopatcong. Since the program’s inception, more than 700 lakefront homeowners (37 percent) have participated, enhancing the safety on Lake Hopatcong. Each lakefront property has been assigned …

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Kidding around! Scavenger Hike

Categories: kidding around, Lake Hopatcong, News, Recreational Trails
Ladybugs… pinecones… spider webs… there’s so much to experience when you’re out in nature.  Head out for a hike this weekend, in honor of National Trails Day, and take the time to appreciate what you see, hear, smell, and feel. Check off the items on the scavenger hunt list that you discover on your hike …

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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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Kidding around! Earth Day

Categories: kidding around, Lake Hopatcong, News
Earth Day is celebrated every year on the 22 of April. The first Earth Day was held in 1970 and was established as a national day to create awareness of the environment and how we treat nature. Today, Earth Day is celebrated in almost 200 countries and is the largest environmental event worldwide! That may …

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Order your B-SAFE dock number sign by June 15 for July delivery

Categories: community, Hopatcong, Jefferson, lake, Lake Hopatcong, Mt. Arlington, News, Other, Projects and Initiatives, Public Safety, Roxbury
The B-SAFE Dock Numbering Program was developed with the aim of improving emergency response times and safety on Lake Hopatcong. Each lakefront property has been assigned a unique dock number, or “lake address,” which is linked to its 9-1-1 street address. Lakefront property owners may voluntarily purchase and post a B-SAFE dock number sign where …

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Kidding around! Color your own rainbow trout

Categories: Lake Hopatcong, News, Other, Water Quality
The rainbow trout is a colorful fish that is usually blue-green or yellow-green with a pink streak along their sides and small black spots on their back and fins. Rainbow trout can be found in Lake Hopatcong and can grow to weigh as much as 20 pounds! Find out more about rainbow trout from National …

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