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For information on Lakes in Wisconsin, contact:
Wisconsin DNR Lakes
Division of Water
Bureau of Water Quality
Clean Boats, Clean Waters Contacts

Balsam Lake -- Access at Village Beach - Off Mill St Nr Cth I

Location:

Boats Inspected (Boats Inspected:2004=0,2005=0,2006=0,2007=559,2008=353,2009=569,2010=327,2011=717,2012=798,2013=508,2014=169,2015=595,2016=2277,2017=1349,2018=3010,2019=2464,2020=2706,2021=2613,2022=1568|)

People Contacted (People Contacted:2004=0,2005=0,2006=0,2007=1117,2008=885,2009=1233,2010=681,2011=1658,2012=1777,2013=1197,2014=351,2015=1220,2016=4343,2017=3263,2018=6387,2019=5412,2020=6611,2021=6423,2022=3493|)

Hours Spent (Hours Spent:2004=0,2005=0,2006=0,2007=485.75,2008=379.25,2009=302,2010=204,2011=341,2012=384,2013=291,2014=82,2015=277,2016=933.30,2017=502.25,2018=1112,2019=930,2020=1032,2021=1045.50,2022=633|)

Hours Spent - Paid vs. Volunteer (Paid Hours:2008=188,2009=156.50,2010=102,2011=171.50,2012=207,2013=156,2014=46.50,2015=208,2016=931.80,2017=502.25,2018=1088,2019=930,2020=1032,2021=1045.50,2022=633|Volunteer Hours:2008=191.25,2009=145.50,2010=102,2011=169.50,2012=177,2013=135,2014=35.50,2015=69,2016=1.50,2017=0,2018=24,2019=0,2020=0,2021=0,2022=0|)

Note: for the first few years, the Clean Boats form only asked for total hours. Later, most boat inspectors used the newer form which asked for Paid vs. Volunteer.

Balsam Lake has the following aquatic invasive species:
Chinese Mystery Snail, Curly-Leaf Pondweed, Japanese knotweed (Fallopia japonica), Purple Loosestrife, Yellow Iris