The early visitors and settlers of the San Francisco Bay Area greatly impacted the flora and fauna of the region. View this segment to learn
- about the impact Spanish, Russian, and American fur traders had on the sea otter population.
- how native perennial grasses were replaced by exotic annual grasses.
- about the role livestock played in changing the native landscape.
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