The Delaware River Basin Restoration Program is important to New Jersey to help protect the 62,000 jobs that pay $1.3 billion in wages.
The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is seeking applications for $6 million in grants for projects related to lakes and harmful algal bloom (HAB) management, including treatment and prevention demonstration projects as well as water quality restoration through prevention and mitigation of nonpoint source pollution (NPS). This is being done via two (2) Request for Proposals (RFP).
Since 2015, the Lake Hopatcong Foundation education team of staff and volunteers have been holding spring field trips for local students to learn about the lake and how to keep it healthy. In line with these lessons, volunteers Dorothy Sabarese and Pat Mueller began working on a children’s book, geared toward 4th and 5th graders (the same age as the students on our field trips).