WILD SIDE—The first lecture in a speaker series presented by the Conejo Open Space Foundation at Grant Brimhall Library in Thousand Oaks discussed the impact of development on local wildlife. Courtesy photoOn Nov. 7, National Park Service staff put a tracking collar on a female bobcat in the Hillcrest open space in the center of Thousand Oaks.
A day later, the Woolsey fire ripped through her habitat.
The bobcat survived the inferno and in the spring had a litter of four kittens.
While wildfire i...