The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 15-10 from Lake Hopatcong will be conducting a Boating Safety course at the Hopatcong Senior Center Gazebo (behind the Hopatcong Senior Center building) on Saturday, August 8th from 8AM to 5PM.

Lake Hopatcong, N.J. (July 13, 2020) -The Lake Hopatcong Foundation (LHF) will host a "Virtual Auction" in place of their annual in-person gala, due to COVID-19. The auction will be open for bids at LHFAuction.givesmart.com on Tuesday, July 21, through Thursday, July 23, closing at 9 p.m. Hudson Farm is the premier sponsor. “We're disappointed we won't be able to gather with friends and supporters for our annual gala, like we have in the past. We designed this new approach so we can still give lake residents a chance to gather online, while having an opportunity to meet some new people and make new friends," said LHF Executive Director Jessica K. Murphy.

As the follow-up to the video posted on Thursday the following outlines more of the facts of the death of Curtis R. Mulch on June 24, 2020, and the efforts that went into saving his life and the final efforts from the Department of Environmental Protection (NJ DEP) to remove the submerged Weed Harvester from Lake Hopatcong.

As the Lake Hopatcong Commission conducted its standard meeting on June 8, 2020, one of the most important speakers was Fred S. Lubnow, Ph. D, Director of Aquatic Programs at Princeton Hydro that reported that Lake Hopatcong is in much better shape than last year.

LAKE HOPATCONG, NEW JERSEY – To prevent harmful algal blooms (HABs) in New Jersey’s largest lake, a clay-based nutrient inactivating technology called Phoslock, is being applied in Lake Hopatcong this week. This is the largest Phoslock treatment to occur in the Northeastern U.S. The Phoslock treatment, which is happening in the southern end of the lake called Landing Channel, is expected to take approximately one week depending on the weather conditions.

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