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Photo Request: Supporting Clean Water!

Our Russell A. Beierle Demonstration Rain Garden bloomed beautifully this summer.  This rain garden by the dam off the boardwalk shows how a rain garden can look in your yard.  These functional gardens collect sediment and allow water to disperse slowly into the ground. Homeowners can build a rain garden to collect drainage on their […]

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Lake Preservation Recognition Celebration: FISHING CLUB AND BRIDLE PATH COMMITTEE

FISHING CLUB AND BRIDLE PATH COMMITTEE WILL BE HONORED CELEBRATING OUR LAKES AND OUR PEOPLE The LMCC Fishing Club will be recognized with the Foundation’s Organizational Leadership Award to be presented on November 22.  The Fishing Club, a newly formed club in LMCC, is led by Tom Brzezinski, Chad Reid and Brian Romanowsky. These volunteers […]

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Lake Preservation Recognition Celebration: ERNIE HOFER

CELEBRATING OUR LAKES AND OUR PEOPLE  ERNIE HOFER TO BE PRESENTED AWARD NOVEMBER 22 The Fran Smith Award was created by the Foundation as a tribute to the memory of Lake Mohawk Country Club’s long-time General Manager, the late Fran Smith. Fran was recognized nationally and regionally for her visionary leadership. The Foundation’s highest honor […]

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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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Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) in New Jersey’s Lake Communities: What can be done? Expert panel assembled for public forum

(Sparta, NJ) A panel of New Jersey’s leading experts on aquatic ecology, lake management and stormwater will make presentations and take questions from the audience on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at 7:30PM at Lake Mohawk Country Club in Sparta. The forum is open to the public and free, but pre-registration is required. The forum will […]

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Invasive Species in Our Waterbodies

Water Chestnut  Water Chestnut  Zebra Mussels Invasive plant and shellfish species are a potential problem for our lakes. These are most often introduced by human intervention.  To reduce the accidental introduction of non-natives there are simple steps one can take. Clean your boat and trailer after boating on other water bodies because once a hitchhiker […]

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Lake Mohawk Preservation Foundation’s Paddle for Clean Water

The Lake Mohawk Preservation Foundation (LMPF) held its first annual Paddle for Clean Water educational kayak tour on Saturday, June 22nd. Paddlers embarked on their tour from Happy Valley Beach. They traveled to the south end of Lake Mohawk after a light breakfast and an informative safety check and demonstration lead by Rich Carlson of […]

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