The two-state solution, sometimes referred to as “multiple use,” is responsible for the capture, branding, harassment and death of wild horses and burros, from which they were to be protected in the original statute.
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- Livestock confined to base properties
- Most resources assigned to horses and burros
- Small amount reserved for wildlife
Lands identified in 1971 were to be devoted principally but not necessarily exclusively to their welfare in keeping with the multiple-use management concept for the public lands, as it existed when the Act was signed into law.