N.W.T. creatives are laying into the territorial government after an Inuvik photographer was cautioned by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (ENR) for posting his drone footage of a grizzly bear online.
CBC News, first published on August 1, 2019
That photographer, Kristian Binder, runs Eighty One Images, a business that sells calendars, mugs and other items printed with his nature photographs. The department says anyone taking photos or video of wildlife for commercial purposes must get a permit.
This was a revelation to Binder, and to many online. They were stunned to learn government permission is necessary in the N.W.T. before snapping and selling wild animal photos… More