Boat Builder Selected for Floating Classroom

Categories: Education, Floating Classroom, News, Projects and Initiatives
It’s official! The Lake Hopatcong Foundation has selected Sightseer Marine to build the vessel for the Lake Hopatcong Floating Classroom.  Delivery of the vessel is anticipated by May 1.  Funding for the boat was provided in part by grants from the USA TODAY Network’s “A Community Thrives” program and the James P. Verhalen Family Foundation.  The custom-built, …

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Lake Hopatcong Trail Now Officially Open!

Categories: community, Events, Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Projects and Initiatives, Recreational Trails, Volunteers
LHF Trail Ribbon-Cutting
More than 100 people turned out for the official opening of the first leg of the Lake Hopatcong Trail on Saturday, September 23 at 10:00 a.m. at the Hopatcong Senior Center.  The ceremony included several speakers, the official ribbon-cutting and a short hike on the newly opened trail. The Lake Hopatcong Trail, when completed, will …

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Spreading a Little Kindness…

Categories: community, Events, Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong, News, Projects and Initiatives, Recreational Trails
Kindness for Christopher rocks
#KindnessForChristopher Rocks – Leave an inspirational message on the Lake Hopatcong Trail We are proud to announce that we will be sharing the inspirational message of the Kindness for Christopher movement as part of the LHF recreational trail initiative. Young Christopher was killed in a tragic boating accident on Lake Hopatcong in 2015. The Kindness for Christopher community was created …

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Your Votes Made a Difference – LHF Receives $50k for Floating Classroom

Categories: community, Education, Lake Hopatcong, News, Projects and Initiatives
LHF Receives $50k Grant From USA TODAY Network for the Purchase of a Floating Classroom If you thought your daily clicks and shares in our #VoteToFloat campaign weren’t really making a difference, you would be mistaken.  We are thrilled to announce that the LHF is the recipient of one of nine grants from the USA TODAY …

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Lake Stewards – Helping to Prevent the Spread of Aquatic Invasives

Categories: Lake Hopatcong, Lake Stewards, News, Projects and Initiatives, Water Quality
The Lake Hopatcong Lake Steward program, now in its third year, aims to educate boaters about the importance of proper vessel maintenance to prevent the spread of Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS). The prevention of AIS is important to the overall health and quality of the lake. his summer, the program consists of four stewards, Tyler, …

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The Farmers Market Is A Great Place To Shop Local

Categories: community, Hopatcong, Jefferson, Lake Hopatcong, Mt. Arlington, News, Projects and Initiatives, Shop Local
Get thee to your local Farmers Market and you’ll be able to #ShopLocalLakeHopatcong with quite a few businesses in one setting.   Thanks to Hopatcong Lake Regional News who visited the Hopatcong Farmers Market to show you all the cool local businesses you’ll find there in a fun little video. The Hopatcong Farmers Market is open …

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Q&A Session at the Station – LHF Programs and Initiatives

Categories: community, Events, General LHF Info, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Projects and Initiatives
Marty Kane, Lake Hopatcong Foundation Board of Trustees chairman, will host a question and answer session this Thursday, July 20, 7:30 pm at the Lake Hopatcong Station, 125 Landing Road in Landing. He will be happy to discuss our current initiatives, plans for the future, or just chat about any lake related issues. The foundation …

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Courtesy Patrols – Volunteer to Keep Our Lake Safe

Categories: community, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Projects and Initiatives, Public Safety, Volunteers
2017 Courtesy Patrols
As some of you have probably seen, the Lake Hopatcong Foundation has been assessing a program of courtesy patrols in Byram Cove to educate people about the guidelines that were recently created by a voluntary group of lake users including homeowners, boaters, and anglers.  We display a Lake Hopatcong Foundation Courtesy Patrol banner to ensure …

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