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RUN OFF FROM LAWNS AND ROADS

Did you know the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) considers stormwater runoff as the number one threat to water quality in our lakes and streams?  Lakefront homeowners play a big role in preventing sediment from flowing into the lakes from their yards. Sand and dirt from lawns and driveways enter the lake during rainstorms. Homeowners should […]

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PREPARING LAKE MOHAWK FOR THE SUMMER SEASON

Those grates and drains that you see on the roads in Lake Mohawk are storm drains.  Storm drains carry rainwater and melted snow through an underground system that ends up in our Lakes. These storm sewers contain untreated water, so the water that enters the lake is the same water that enters the system. Whatever […]

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CHANGING PRIORITIES IN OUR COMMUNITY

The world has changed in extraordinary ways since our last Preservation Foundation meeting.  Social distancing has become a common phrase. Flatten the curve has become the goal. Preparations turned toward prevention of a virus, not Celebrating 50 years of Earth Day. Our priorities have changed, but you can still contribute to maintaining our lakes and […]

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Earth Day Celebrates 51 Years

It is our priority as members of the Lake Mohawk Preservation Foundation to protect and care for the well-being of the members of our community in the same manner that we strive to protect and care for our community’s water quality and environment. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will be running Earth Day […]

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LAKE EDUCATION

The Foundation was pleased to partner with LMCC to host The NJ Highlands Coalition in presenting a highly regarded panel of experts who provided some insight into the HABs that are plaguing communities around several area lakes and to discuss solutions. The panel included Christopher Obropta, PhD, P.E., (Rutgers Cooperative Extension), Steven Souza, PhD., P.E., […]

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LABOR DAY 5K AT THE LAKE

On Labor Day the Lake Mohawk End of Summer Run was presented by Askin and Hooker, Attorneys at Law, LLC beginning at the Boardwalk. The Lake Mohawk Preservation Foundation will benefit from the proceeds of the Labor Day 5K Run/Walk.  Many families made this last day of summer a special time by enjoying the race, […]

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Hundreds gather at public forum on keeping Lake Mohawk toxic bloom-free

From Lake Hopatcong, to Greenwood Lake, to Lake Musconetcong, the toxic cyanobacteria that turns water green has prompted the state DEP to advise against swimming, water skiing and other activities at several lakes and bodies of water across the state. Contact with algal blooms can result in rashes, flu-like symptoms and other physical effects. The […]

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Experts offer ways to combat algal blooms

The creation of rain gardens and stormwater utilities were a couple of the points a panel of experts offered on Tuesday night at the Lake Mohawk Country Club during a special informational meeting about harmful algal blooms. More than 300 people from as far away as Bergen County crowded the country club’s ballroom for the […]

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