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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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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#Outsideourwindow: Algae blooms

Categories: News, Other, Water Quality
For those of you that follow us on social media, you are probably familiar with our #outsideourwindowtoday.  These pictures were taken recently of an algae bloom near our office on Nolan’s Point.  According to Dr. Fred Lubnow at Princeton Hydro, Lake Hopatcong’s long-time environmental consultant, “some of the lakes Princeton Hydro has been monitoring were …

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Volunteers Needed for Train Station Cleanup Day

Categories: News, Other, Train Station, Volunteers
Please join us for a cleanup day for Lake Hopatcong Train Station grounds on Saturday, September 16 from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m..  We will be doing some general fall maintenance as well as installing pathways.  We will have some tools available, however, gloves, shovels, rakes and wheelbarrows would be very helpful. Thank you to …

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Join Us for a Free Invasive Species Strike Force Workshop

Categories: community, News, Other, Recreational Trails
Invasive Garlic Mustard
Protecting Native Habitat Along Our Trail – Invasive Species Strike Force Workshop We are wrapping up the first phase of the Lake Hopatcong Trail in the Borough of Hopatcong.  To assist in creating skilled and effective ongoing trail volunteers, we will be hosting a free Invasive Species Strike Force Workshop on Saturday, September 9. The workshop will be …

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Water Chestnut: More Found Near Liffy Island

Categories: News, Other
Why is it so important when kayaking or paddling around Lake Hopatcong to keep an eye out for Water Chestnut plants/throughout the summer.  Because even if you hand-pull plants earlier in the season in a certain location, more plants can pop up later in the same location.  This was the case when scouting near Liffy Island on July 19. Water Scout …

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Lake Hopatcong Annual Weed Harvest

Categories: News, Other, Water Quality
The annual weed harvest is run by the State of New Jersey through the Department of Environmental Protection at Hopatcong State Park. The Lake Hopatcong Foundation does NOT run the weed harvest. Questions about the weed harvest can be directed to Hopatcong State Park at 973-398-7010. Below is the Weed Harvest Schedule as posted on the NJDEP …

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Let’s Get Creative Together

Categories: community, Events, Fundraisers, Fundraising, Hopatcong, Jefferson, lake, Lake Hopatcong, Mt. Arlington, News, Other, Roxbury
YOU could help make a difference to the Lake Hopatcong Foundation in 2017. Get creative. Have a party. Support the Foundation. Simple as that! Is the dress code in your office formal? Would it be treat to wear shorts on a hot day this summer? Get everyone to throw in a donation for the LHF …

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