The state and partner organizations will unveil the new Detroit Heritage River Water Trail user guide on Tuesday.
Authorities say an 8-year- boy who was canoeing with his father in northern Lake Michigan died after the vessel overturned in the chilly waters.
Coast Guard officials stress that, when boating, it’s always important to be prepared.
After high-water levels threatened the event in June, kayakers and canoeists are invited to participate in the Paddlepalooza 2011 races this weekend.
The U.S. Coast Guard has launched a Great Lakes safe boating awareness effort focused on paddlesports.