Out of the embers

New growth springs from fire-ravaged wilderness


REBIRTH—Young plants show signs of life in the shadow of burnt trees near Boney Mountain.
Amid the scorched grounds of the Rancho Sierra Vista/Satwiwa parkland in Newbury Park, sprouts of green plants are beginning to peek out from beneath the ash.
The weeklong Camarillo Springs brush fire in May threatened about 4,000 homes and ravaged around 24,000 acres between Camarillo and Newbury Park and the Pacific Coast. About 14,000 of the burned acres lie inside state and national park lands in ...

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