Lake cleanup proves very tiresome

Categories: community, Events, Jefferson, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Commission, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, LHF, Mt. Arlington, News, Projects and Initiatives, Volunteers, Water Quality
It’s safe to assume that part of the fun of volunteering for the recent lake-wide cleanup of Lake Hopatcong is that it’s sort of like a treasure hunt. It may not have quite the same romance as, say, Indiana Jones’s archaeological exploits in the Raiders of the Lost Ark movies, but there’s something exciting about …

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Cleanup tallies, volunteers and quotables

Categories: community, Events, Jefferson, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Commission, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, LHF, Mt. Arlington, News, Projects and Initiatives, Volunteers, Water Quality
2018 lake-wide cleanup tallies Every 5 years, the State of New Jersey draws down Lake Hopatcong by 60 inches to allow property owners to repair docks and seawalls. The drawdown can also help to kill off unwanted aquatic plants in shallow areas, while facilitating cleanup efforts.  The first lake-wide cleanup was organized by the LHF …

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Hundreds of volunteers venture out to remove trash from Lake Hopatcong

Categories: community, Events, Jefferson, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Commission, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, LHF, Mt. Arlington, News, Projects and Initiatives, Volunteers, Water Quality
Shortly after 8 o’clock on a misty Saturday morning, the collar of two green-plaid boots peeked up above the dark-gray muck just off Brady Road in Jefferson Township. Barely a step away, Cora Haughney was desperately trying to find her balance on one foot, which she’d managed to plant on a friend’s clean boot while …

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2018 Lake Hopatcong Lake-Wide Cleanup

Categories: community, Events, Jefferson, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Commission, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, LHF, Mt. Arlington, News, Projects and Initiatives, Volunteers, Water Quality
The Lake Hopatcong Foundation, along with the Lake Hopatcong Commission, is coordinating with the four lake municipalities, two counties, the state and local groups to organize hundreds of volunteers for the 2018 Lake Hopatcong Lake-Wide Cleanup on Saturday, November 3 from 8 am – noon. As the Lake Hopatcong community prepares for another five-year 60-inch drawdown …

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Hundreds of Volunteers Needed for Lake-Wide Cleanup on Nov. 3

Categories: community, Events, Jefferson, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Commission, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, LHF, Mt. Arlington, News, Projects and Initiatives, Volunteers, Water Quality
A car dashboard, a mannequin, a lawn mower, and silverware were among the thousands of items pulled from the Lake Hopatcong shoreline the last time the lake was lowered five feet, in 2013. As the lake community prepares for another 60-inch drawdown this fall, the Lake Hopatcong Foundation is once again calling for volunteers to …

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Join Us for an Adopt-A-Road Community Cleanup

Categories: community, News, Roxbury
Join the Lake Hopatcong Foundation for a simple and fun way to help clean up your community this Earth Day weekend!  On Saturday, April 21 from 8:30 am – 10:30 am, we will be picking up roadside debris along Mt. Arlington Blvd in support of Roxbury’s Adopt-A-Road Program. No registration is necessary for this event, …

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Save the Dates – 2018 LHF Events

Categories: Block Party, community, Events, Floating Classroom, General LHF Info, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Loop, News
Trail hikes, native plant sales, block parties, fireworks, cleanups, boat shows and more… 2018 promises to be another great year on the lake!  So break out those new calendars and save the dates for the following Lake Hopatcong Foundation and lake events. 2018 LHF Events Sunday, February 4*  (10:00 – 11:30 am) Ice Fishing 101 …

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Celebrate Earth Day with a Community Cleanup and Lots of Native Plants!

Categories: community, Events, Going Green, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Other, Train Station

The Lake Hopatcong Foundation (LHF) will be celebrating Earth Day, a globally celebrated holiday focused on green awareness and environmental issues, with a community cleanup on April 22nd and then continuing the celebration with a native plant sale on May 6th. LHF Adopt-A-Road Cleanup Lots of hands make light work.  Join the Foundation for just …

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