A friend of mine, who is an outfitter for central barren ground caribou in the NWT said that the government was talking about taking away the non-resident quota held by the outfitters.......typically stupid move by government.
That idea met a lot of opposition, even from within the first nations communities, and has been put on hold for now.
It will be interesting to see what, if any, the results are from the Summit.
If you want to properly preserve velvet antlers, you will have to inject & brush them with formaldehyde or some of the new less toxic chemicals (4 in 1 solution works great as does Knobloch's antler in velvet tan) as its easier to use however, both will work.
First, using rubber gloves take a razor blade and make small incisions at the tips of all points about 1/8". Next hang the antlers upside down, allowing the blood to drain. Starting at the bases inject the solution into the...