Ice Fishing Workshop Lures a Crowd

Categories: community, Education, Events, News, Other, Public Safety, water safety
The sky was grey and tiny snowflakes were just starting to swirl on Sunday morning, February 4, as more than 30 adults and kids gathered for an Ice Fishing 101 workshop at Hopatcong State Park. It was perfect weather, actually, for this hardy group of both experienced and aspiring winter anglers. Hosted by the Knee Deep Club, Ice Fishing …

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LHF Selected for New Jersey Council for the Humanities Incubation Grant

Categories: community, Grants, News, Other, Train Station
The Lake Hopatcong Foundation was selected to receive an incubation grant from the New Jersey Council for the Humanities (NJCH) to conduct a front-end evaluation survey to assist us with determining what type of programming will be of most interest to the community as we prepare for the opening of the Lake Hopatcong Cultural and …

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Ice Fishing 101 – Program Full, Waitlist Available

Categories: community, Education, Events, News, Other, Public Safety, water safety
ice fishing
  The Ice Fishing 101 program has reached capacity!  To be added to the waitlist, send your name, phone number and email address to info@lakehopatcongfoundation.org or call the LHF office at 973-663-2500 by Thursday, February 1.   The Lake Hopatcong Foundation, in cooperation with NJ DEP Division of Parks and Forestry, will be coordinating and offering …

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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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Ice Fishing 101

Categories: community, Education, Events, News, Other, Public Safety, water safety
ice fishing
New in 2018, the Lake Hopatcong Foundation, in cooperation with NJ DEP Division of Parks and Forestry, will be coordinating and offering community programming at Hopatcong State Park.  The first program, Ice Fishing 101, will be hosted by the Knee Deep Club on Sunday, February 4 at 10:00 am.  In the event of inclement weather …

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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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