Multiple Truth about Multiple Use

Monday, June 25, 2012

Public lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management are commonly referred to as “multiple use” lands. This simply means that the majority of our public lands are valued for the many benefits that they provide to Americans. Recently, the term “multiple use” has been widely misused by some industry representatives and politicos in an attempt to undermine the conservation of any of our public lands. Well, the proof of the pudding is in the eating, and in this case, those who misuse “multiple use” should be eating their words.