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Unformatted text preview: because the missions we made of adobe and they were being washed away (they were as fragile as the earth) Rise of agriculture as form of land preservation CA was leading producer of wheat until wisconsin Vineyards of northern and southern CA (land management practices) o Napa extraordinary planted landscape (stabilizes landscape) Apricot orchards Agriculture was not seen as ruining nature Redwoods only survived in California o 300 ft in height (tallest in world) in 19 th century redwoods were decimated...
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- Fall '07