Congrats to our award-winning volunteers!

Categories: Education, Floating Classroom, From the President, News
On Friday night, a small caravan made its way from the Lake Hopatcong Foundation office to Plainsboro, N.J., where the Alliance for New Jersey Environmental Education was holding its winter conference. There, eight LHF volunteers representing the education team were honored for their incredible work in helping to create and run the LHF field trip …

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A Laker’s Dozen: Education Initiatives – Learning from the Lake

Categories: Education, Lake Hopatcong, News, Other, Uncategorized, Volunteers

This is the fifth of 12 posts in our A Laker’s Dozen: 12 “Sweet” LHF Achievements from 2016 series – reflecting on and celebrating 2016 and the Lake Hopatcong Community. EDUCATION INITIATIVES The Lake as a Classroom We were excited to expand our educational class trips in 2016 providing lake education (environment, history, and safety) …

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Three schools down, three to go…

Categories: Education, News, Other

After two days of class trips, we are happy to say that we’ve had great days (and good weather!) with the fourth graders of Nixon School (Roxbury), Mt. Arlington School, and St. Therese School. We have three more days of class trips with the fourth graders from Durban Ave School (Hopatcong), White Rock School (Jefferson), …

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Great start for 2016 Lake Hopatcong field trips

Categories: Education, News, Other

Building off the great success of last year’s Lake Hopatcong field trip programs, the LHF has expanded the number of local schools that send their fourth graders to Hopatcong State Park for a day of learning about lake ecology and history. That expansion includes Nixon Elementary School in Roxbury, whose students came to the park …

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SHU Students Focus on Lake Hopatcong

Categories: News, Other, Projects and Initiatives

For the second year, students in Dr. Michael Taylor’s “Greenius” program at Seton Hall University have made Lake Hopatcong the center of their studies through a partnership with the Lake Hopatcong Foundation. Groups of three students each created projects that focused on creating a streamwater assessment program, creating a workbook for fourth graders who attend …

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LHF Launches Lake Hopatcong Class Trip Program

Categories: Education, News, Other, Uncategorized

Twenty-seven fourth graders from St. Therese School in Succasunna visited Hopatcong State Park on Wednesday for the first-ever Lake Hopatcong Foundation field trip program — and despite chilly temperatures and heavy winds, the students seemed to have a wonderful time and learn a whole lot about Lake Hopatcong and the surrounding watershed. The trip included …

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