“Lake Hopatcong installs Floating Wetland Islands to help curb algae growth” – Daily Record

Categories: LHF In the News, News, Other, Projects and Initiatives, Uncategorized, Water Quality

By Angela Sparandera JEFFERSON – When lakes become overrun with algae, the result is less than pretty. However, the solution is beautiful. In 2006, residents of Jefferson noticed a growing amount of algae and muck in Ashley Cove, a three acre section of Lake Hopatcong. Through a non-point source pollution grant awarded by NJ Department …

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“Floating Wetland Islands Installed on Lake Hopatcong” – Lake Hopatcong News

Categories: LHF In the News, News, Other, Projects and Initiatives, Uncategorized, Water Quality

By Karen Fucito JEFFERSON – In an effort to help reduce phosphorous levels in Lake Hopatcong two floating wetland islands were installed in the lake just off the shoreline in Ashley Cove in the township. The cost of the islands is covered under the existing 319(h) grant that was awarded to the Lake Hopatcong Commission …

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Shop Local Starts Today!

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Our “Shop Local” promotion starts TODAY!!! Visit one of these participating businesses, get your card, get a deal, and start filling that card up with stamps for a chance to win a fun prize at the end of the month! Think of all of Lake Hopatcong as your “downtown!” We are encouraging everyone to visit …

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Lee’s Pavilion Public Forum

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There will be a public forum on the possible future use of the pavilion building at Lee’s County Park Marina tonight (June 2) at 7:00PM at the Mount Arlington Municipal Building, 419 Howard Boulevard, Mount Arlington, NJ. This is an iconic lake structure that needs to find a purpose. Come hear the latest information about …

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Wow, what a day!

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The first-ever Lake Hopatcong Block Party is officially in the books, and we were so thrilled to see the community come together to celebrate all things Lake Hopatcong! The weather wasn’t perfect, but it was WAY better than the forecast. And of course there were bumps in the road, but we are going to come …

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Use Lake-Friendly Fertilizer

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As you get prep your lawn and garden for the summer season, don’t forget to use phosphorus-free, lake-friendly fertilizer! Look for the Lake-Friendly Fertilizer signs at local hardware stores and nurseries. And to make sure your fertilizer is lake-friendly, check the outside of the bag: the phosphorus content is measured as phosphate and appears as …

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Volunteer for the Lake

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The Power of the People The Lake Hopatcong Foundation would be nothing without the excellent folks who volunteer their time on behalf of the lake and the LHF mission. Click here to sign up for our regular emails with volunteer opportunities. Click here to fill out a registration form as a volunteer (one time). Click …

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