Go Native! Resources for invasive plant identification and removal and deer resistant native alternatives

Categories: community, Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Recreational Trails
The foundation hosted an Invasives Strike Force workshop, presented by the New York-New Jersey Trail Conference, this past weekend at the Hopatcong Senior Center.  In the workshop we learned the basics of plant identification as well as specific information on identification and best removal practices for some of the most common invaders in our region. We’d …

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Paint an Inspirational Rock with Us at the Boardwalk Blast

Categories: community, Events, Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong, News, Recreational Trails
Kindness for Christopher Rocks
Come find our tent at the Boardwalk Blast at Nolan’s Point, hosted by livethelakenj.com, on Sunday, September 3 (rain date Sunday, September 10). We will be painting inspirational rocks to spread the message of #KindnessForChristopher. We will have 40 rocks available to inscribe with an inspirational message or words of kindness to be shared on the Lake Hopatcong Trail. …

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Lake Hopatcong Trail Opening Soon!

Categories: community, Hopatcong, News, Recreational Trails, Volunteers
Lake Hopatcong Trail
After months of planning and hundreds of hours of volunteer labor, the Lake Hopatcong Trail is almost ready for its official opening! Please join us for a ribbon-cutting ceremony and short hike on the new trail on September 23, from 10 – 11 a.m.. We will meet behind the Hopatcong Senior Center (32 Lakeside Blvd, …

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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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FREE Workshop – Protecting Native Habitat Along Our Trail

Categories: community, Hopatcong, News, Recreational Trails
Invasive Garlic Mustard
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 presented by the New York/New Jersey Trail …

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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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Lake Hopatcong Trail Moving Along

Categories: community, Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong, News, Recreational Trails, Volunteers
We have been hard at work building and blazing the Hopatcong leg of the Lake Hopatcong Trail, a trail system that will encircle the entire lake and be approximately 40 miles long when completed. The Hopatcong section of the trail starts on the towpath across from Hopatcong State Park, winds through Hopatcong Borough towards the Prospect …

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Save the Date for a Free Invasive Species Strike Force Training Workshop

Categories: Hopatcong, News, Other, Recreational Trails, Volunteers
Invasive Garlic Mustard
Protecting Native Habitat Along Our Trail The first phase of the Lake Hopatcong Trail, funded from a NJ DEP Recreational Trails Grant, is taking shape in the Borough of Hopatcong.  When completed, the Lake Hopatcong Trail will circle the entire lake and will be approximately 40 miles long.  We are making great progress, but volunteers are …

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