Native plants dress things up

Categories: community, General LHF Info, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, LHF Environmental and Cultural Center, News, Train Station
The grounds around the former Lake Hopatcong train station continue to be carefully tailored, the latest alterations having been made on the skirt of the building. No longer tattered with weeds and debris, the area has been ironed out and appliquéd with 19 new shrubs—a far more fitting look for the elegant edifice at 125 …

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LHF 3rd annual native plant sale

Categories: community, Events, News, Other, Train Station
The Lake Hopatcong Foundation’s 3rd annual native plant sale will be held on Saturday, May 4 from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm at the Lake Hopatcong Environmental and Cultural Center, 125 Landing Road, Landing.   Native plants are those that occur naturally in a region in which they evolved.  They are easier on the environment because …

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New year, new home!

Categories: From the President, News, Train Station
Happy New Year! We hope you all had a lovely end to 2018 and are looking forward to a fun 2019 ahead. We at the Lake Hopatcong Foundation are thrilled to be ringing in the new year in our new home at the Lake Hopatcong Train Station building (finally)! Although the building rehabilitation work is …

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Reflecting on a year of exciting accomplishments

Categories: Education, Floating Classroom, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Projects and Initiatives, Public Safety, Recreational Trails, Train Station, Volunteers, Water Quality
It’s that time again, as the new year approaches, to take just a moment to reflect on the accomplishments of the past year. There were several big firsts in 2018, from launching the Lake Hopatcong Floating Classroom to moving our office into the Lake Hopatcong Train Station, it was a busy and exciting year.  Below …

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Survey Results for Community Programming at the Train Station

Categories: community, Grants, News, Other, Train Station
In January, the Lake Hopatcong Foundation was selected to receive an incubation grant from the New Jersey Council for the Humanities to conduct a front-end evaluation survey to assist us in determining the best direction for future programming at the Lake Hopatcong Cultural and Environmental Center. The Lake Hopatcong Cultural and Environmental Center will be located …

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Native Plant Gardens Thriving at Train Station

Categories: community, Going Green, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, LHF, News, Roxbury, Train Station
Theses photos show our two gardens at the Lake Hopatcong Train Station – our mass planting garden and our specimen garden.  All plants are native to New Jersey and, as can be seen above, are thriving at the station.   We are already planning our next native plant sale for May 2019.  Native plants have the advantage of requiring …

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Train Station Awarded 2018 Morris County Historic Preservation Grant

Categories: community, Lake History, News, Projects and Initiatives, Train Station
Lake Hopatcong Train Station
The Lake Hopatcong Foundation is thrilled to announce the Lake Hopatcong Train Station has been awarded a $180,000 Morris County Historic Preservation Grant.  The grant, recently approved by the Morris County Freeholders, will provide funding to continue interior and exterior restoration work on the station. The 1911 train station was designed in the Jacobean style as …

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Help Us Determine Future Community Programming at the Train Station!

Categories: community, Grants, News, Other, Train Station
The Lake Hopatcong Foundation has been working to improve the Lake Hopatcong region since 2012, through programs and initiatives focused on the environment, education, community, historical preservation, recreation as well as arts and culture.  One of our major initiatives has been the restoration of the historical Lake Hopatcong Train Station in Landing, New Jersey, for …

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