Lake Hopatcong Station earns historic marker

Categories: community, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, LHF Environmental & Cultural Center, News, Train Station
The Lake Hopatcong Station has received an official Morris County historic marker, recognizing the iconic building’s historical significance. The official Morris County historic marker is located just off the roadside, at the corner of our parking lot at 125 Landing Road in Landing. The Lake Hopatcong Station first opened in 1911 as a showcase for …

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Volunteers needed for upcoming film festival and exhibit

Categories: Events, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, LHF Environmental & Cultural Center, News, Volunteers
We are incredibly excited to be hosting the Smithsonian Water/Ways exhibit and the Wild & Scenic Film Festival On Tour this summer and we could use your help!  Volunteers are needed to assist in various ways with both of these events. If you haven’t already registered as an LHF volunteer, please fill out THIS REGISTRATION …

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Restoration of the American chestnut tree presentation

Categories: community, LHF Environmental & Cultural Center, News
We were delighted to host PA-NJ Chapter of The American Chestnut Foundation immediate past President Clark Beebe on May 22, for a talk on the efforts being made to restore the American chestnut tree. A group of 25 individuals joined Clark to tour the native plant garden at the Lake Hopatcong Foundation Environmental and Cultural …

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FREE Boating Safety Refresher

Categories: community, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, LHF Environmental & Cultural Center, LHF Environmental and Cultural Center, News, Public Safety, water safety
Safety first! Please join us for a free Boating Safety Refresher presented by Larry Orlans, Operations Officer and Frank Federico, Public Education Officer of the US Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 15-10 in Lake Hopatcong.  The presentation will be held on Wednesday, June 5 at 7pm at the Lake Hopatcong Foundation Environmental and Cultural Center, 125 …

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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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