TRENTON – To limit the spread of COVID-19 and ensure social distancing, DEP will close all state parks and forests effective at 8:00 p.m. today, Commissioner Catherine R. McCabe announced today. State parks and forests will remain closed until further notice as required by Executive Order 118, signed today by Governor Phil Murphy.

Over the last six-months the Lake Hopatcong Commission, Foundation, Mayer's and Princeton Hydro and others have been working on projects to battle the HABs on Lake Hopatcong. The hard work has paid-off with news today that the N.J. Department of Environmental Protection has awarded the full monies requested for the projects.

(20/P007) TRENTON – The Department of Environmental Protection formally adopted groundbreaking amendments to the state’s stormwater management rules to better protect water quality by reducing polluted runoff through implementation of green infrastructure technologies, which also helps to make New Jersey more resilient to storm and flood impacts from climate change, Commissioner Catherine R. McCabe announced today.

Lake Hopatcong is the place to be in the summer with all of the fishing, boat races and other events that are always a big draw for the Lake. But the Number #1 event is always the Lake Hopatcong Foundation Block Party in the Spring.

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