Sterile Grass Carp Trial Project Presentation

Categories: Lake Hopatcong Commission, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Water Quality
Marty Kane of the Lake Hopatcong Foundation, co-presented with Dr. Fred Lubnow and Hopatcong Mayor Mike Francis, at the Lake Hopatcong Commission (LHC) public meeting on February 12 to provide information on stocking sterile grass carp. The foundation, working in cooperating with the LHC and Princeton Hydro will submit a proposal to conduct a trial …

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Reflecting on an Outstanding Year

Categories: Education, Floating Classroom, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Projects and Initiatives, Public Safety, Recreational Trails, Train Station, Volunteers, Water Quality
The approach of a new year, with all its promise and potential, is also a good time to pause and reflect.  The past year presented plenty of challenges but also brought new opportunities to engage with the community, steady progress on core projects and initiatives, and some very exciting new beginnings.  Below is an info-graphic …

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Please Call Your Representatives Today to Support the “Lake Hopatcong Fund”

Categories: Lake Hopatcong, News, Water Quality
Thanks to our local legislators, stable funding for Lake Hopatcong is as close as we have ever been. A bill to dedicate $500,000 of the funds collected each year from boat licensing fees to Lake Hopatcong has now passed the New Jersey Senate (thank you Senators Bucco, Oroho, and Pennacchio!) and is scheduled to be …

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Effectiveness of Control Methods for Nuisance Aquatic Plants

Categories: News, Water Quality
The Lake Hopatcong Foundation retained the services Princeton Hydro during the spring and summer 2017 to conduct a study to determine the relative effectiveness of various techniques to reduce nuisance densities of submerged aquatic vegetation (SAV). The three plant reduction techniques included: herbicide applications, herbicide application followed by harvesting and hydroraking.  The LHF also retained the …

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Legislation to Establish the “Lake Hopatcong Fund” Unanimously Approved by the New Jersey Senate

Categories: community, Lake Hopatcong, News, Water Quality
Lake Hopatcong
The Lake Hopatcong Foundation is thrilled to share the news that legislation sponsored by Senators Anthony Bucco, Steven Oroho and Joe Pennacchio to establish the “Lake Hopatcong Fund” has been unanimously approved by the New Jersey Senate! The LHF regularly meets with our elected official to keep them up to date with lake issues and …

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LHF to Match County Watershed Poster Cash Prizes for Students in Four Lake Towns

Categories: community, Education, News, Water Quality
Are you a student in grades 2-12?… Do you live in one of the four towns surrounding Lake Hopatcong – Hopatcong, Jefferson, Mt. Arlington or Roxbury?… Are you interested in entering a poster contest about watershed protection?… If you answered yes to all of these questions, you have the chance to win DOUBLE the county …

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2017 Lake Hopatcong Water Quality Monitoring

Categories: News, Water Quality
On Monday, November 13th, Dr. Fred Lubnow of Princeton Hydro will present the 2017 Lake Hopatcong water quality monitoring results at the Lake Hopatcong Commission meeting.  The open public meeting begins at 7pm at the Mount Arlington Civic Center, 7 Fern Road. The Lake Hopatcong Foundation and the Lake Hopatcong Commission provided joint funding for the water quality monitoring …

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Blowing Leaves in Lake is Littering

Categories: News, Water Quality
Here’s a great way to help protect Lake Hopatcong.  Don’t blow or throw your leaves in our lake.  If you have a lawn care professional, they shouldn’t dispose of your leaves in the lake either.  Instead collect and mulch leaves. It’s normal when the wind blows some leaves into our lake each year.  However, when …

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