Gov. Murphy and officials visit Lake Hopatcong

Categories: From the President, Governmental Matters, News
On Monday, the Lake Hopatcong Foundation hosted Gov. Phil Murphy as well as U.S. Representatives Josh Gottheimer (5th District), Tom Malinowski (7th District), and Mikie Sherrill (11th District), state senators and assembly members, Morris and Sussex freeholders, and the mayors of the four lake municipalities in what was a promising first step toward helping to …

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Lake Loop 2019: results, photos, and acknowledgments

Categories: Events, Fundraising, Hopatcong, Jefferson, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, Mt. Arlington, News, Roxbury
We sincerely thank all who made Lake Loop 2019 on October 13 at Hopatcong State Park such a success! It was a stunning day for Lake Loop 2019!  Approximately 250 people joined us to bike, run, or paddle their way around Lake Hopatcong. We love the energy and enthusiasm that surrounds Lake Loop, it’s such …

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Learning from Lake George

Categories: News, Water Quality
A team from the Lake Hopatcong Foundation drove up to Lake George on October 10, along with Colleen Lyons from the Lake Hopatcong Commission and Blanca Chevrestt from the N.J. Department of Environmental Protection, to learn about some of the technology they are deploying to gauge lake health and predict algal blooms. The Fund for …

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Lake Loop draws runners, bikers, and paddlers to State Park

Categories: Events, Fundraising, Hopatcong, Jefferson, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, Mt. Arlington, News, Roxbury
The seventh annual Lake Loop attracted a few hundred people to Hopatcong State Park on Sunday, Oct. 13. Guests laced up sneakers, mounted bicycles, and slipped into kayaks to participate in the popular fundraiser for the Lake Hopatcong Foundation. Live the Lake NJ was the main sponsor of the event. “The Lake Loop is an …

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Thank you 2019 Lake Loop sponsors

Categories: community, Events, Fundraisers, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, Lake Loop, LHF, News
A sincere thank you to all of the 2019 Lake Loop sponsors for their generous support of this year’s bike, run, paddle challenge!  Sponsorships help to make the Lake Loop a success and allow us to raise more funds for important initiatives to support and protect New Jersey’s largest lake. This event would not be possible …

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Sweeney, Oroho, and Pennacchio come to Lake Hopatcong to talk long-term algae solutions

Categories: community, Lake Hopatcong, News
On Thursday, New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney visited Lake Hopatcong for the first time and called it a “jewel of New Jersey.” Alongside our local Senators Steve Oroho and Joe Pennacchio, the group toured the lake on the LHF Floating Classroom (many thanks to Captain Tom Bush and First Mate Larry Orlans for making …

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Lake Loop: 20-, 40-, or 62-Mile Bike Rides

Categories: community, Events, Fundraisers, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, Lake Loop, LHF, News
The Lake Loop 2019 bike course will go clockwise around the lake and consist of approximately 20 miles of rolling terrain. This is a great course for experienced cyclists, weekend warriors, or riders who want to stretch their legs and enjoy the ride. As the name suggests, this route loops the lake and offers many …

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Student Leaders to gather for second meeting

Categories: Education, Hopatcong, Jefferson, Lake Hopatcong, Mt. Arlington, News, Roxbury, Student Leadership Team
Now that the school year is back in full swing, the Lake Hopatcong Foundation Student Leadership Team is gathering for their second meeting, in order to begin planning projects that support and protect New Jersey’s largest lake.  Projects will include such efforts as beach cleanups, invasive species prevention, nature trail maintenance, local science research, and …

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