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Beth Ann Newingham
Great Basin Rangelands Research
Research Ecologist

Phone: (775) 784-6057 ext. 2330
Fax: (775) 784-1712

USDA, ARS, PWA, GBRRU
920 VALLEY ROAD
RENO, NV 89512
Projects
Management and Restoration of Rangeland Ecosystems
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 436118
Development of Ecological Strategies for Invasive Plant Management and Rehabilitation of Western Rangelands
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 439311
BLM ARS Monitoring Effects of Invasive Annual Grass Removal on Native Vegetation
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 435265
Assessing Sustainable Rangeland Livestock Production Systems in Kazakhstan
Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement (R)
  Accession Number: 437090
Assessing Wind and Water Erosion on Western Rangelands
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 437889
Rehabilitation Practices in the Mojave Desert
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 438415
Post-Fire Wind Erosion in the Great Basin
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 435573

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
The effect of seeding treatments and climate on fire regimes in wyoming sagebrush steppe Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bowman-Prideaux, C., Newingham, B.A., Strand, E.K. 2021. The effect of seeding treatments and climate on fire regimes in wyoming sagebrush steppe. Fire 2021, 4, 16. https://doi.org/10.3390/fire4020016.
Chapter R. Restoration. In: Sagebrush conservation strategy: Challenges to sagebrush conservation Reprint Icon ()
Germino, M., Brunson, M., Chambers, J., Epanchinj-Niell, R., Fuller, G., Hanser, S., Hardegree, S.P., Johnson, T., Newingham, B.A., Pellant, M., Sheridan, C., Tull, J. 2021. Chapter R. Restoration. In: Remington, T.E., Deibert, P.A., Hanser, S.E., Davis, D.M., Robb, L.A., and Welty, J.L., editors. Sagebrush conservation strategy: Challenges to sagebrush conservation. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Geological Survey. p. 203-221. https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr20201125.
Vegetation canopy gap size and height: critical indicators for wind erosion monitoring and management Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Webb, N., Edwards, B., Van Zee, J.W., Courtright, E.M., McCord, S.E., Cooper, B., Duniway, M., Huggins, D.R., Metz, L., Moriasi, D.N., Newingham, B.A., Pierson Jr, F.B., Tatarko, J., Tedela, N., Toledo, D.N., Van Pelt, R.S., Williams, C.J. 2021. Vegetation canopy gap size and height: critical indicators for wind erosion monitoring and management. Association of American Geographers. 76/78-83. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rama.2021.02.003.
Interpreting indicators of rangeland health, version 5 ()
Pellant, M., Shaver, P.L., Pyke, D.A., Herrick, J.E., Busby, F.E., Riegel, G., Lepak, N., Kachergis, E., Newingham, B.A., Toledo, D.N. 2020. Interpreting indicators of rangeland health, version 5. Book Chapter. 5.
A strategic plan for future USDA- Agricultural Research Service erosion research and model development Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weltz, M.A., Huang, C., Newingham, B.A., Tatarko, J., Nouwakpo, S.K., Tsegaye, T.D. 2020. A strategic plan for future USDA- Agricultural Research Service erosion research and model development. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 75(6): 137A-143A. https://doi.org/10.2489/jswc.2020.0805A.
Plant functional groups and species contribute to ecological resilience a decade after woodland expansion treatments Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Freund, S.M., Newingham, B.A., Chambers, J.C., Urza, A.K., Roundy, B.A., Cushman, H.J. 2021. Decade-long responses of sagebrush plant communities to conifer removal across a regional-scale experiment. Ecosphere. 12(1):1-24. https://doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.3325.
Building resilience to climate change in agroecosystems by addressing wind erosion - (Abstract Only)
Short and long-term effects of ponderosa pine fuel treatments intersected by the Egley Fire Complex (OR, USA) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boreal forest vegetation and fuel conditions 12 years after the 2004 Taylor Complex fires in Alaska, USA Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hammond, D.H., Strand, E.K., Hudak, A.T., Newingham, B.A. 2019. Boreal forest vegetation and fuel conditions 12 years after the 2004 Taylor Complex fires in Alaska, USA. Fire Ecology. 15(32):1-19. https://doi.org/10.1186/s42408-019-0049-5.
Multi-scale wind erosion monitoring and assessment supported by a National Wind Erosion Research Network - (Abstract Only)
Got shrubs? Climate mediates long-term shrub and introduced grass dynamics in chaparral communities after fire Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Smith, A.G., Newingham, B.A., Hudak, A., Bright, B.C. 2019. Got shrubs? Climate mediates long-term shrub and introduced grass dynamics in chaparral communities after fire. Fire Ecology. 15:12. https://doi.org/10.1186/s42408-019-0031-2.
Introducing version 5 of Interpreting Indicators of Rangeland Health - (Abstract Only)
Pellant, M., Shaver, P., Pyke, D., Herrick, J.E., Busby, F., Riegel, G., Lepak, N., Toledo, D.N., Newingham, B.A., Kachergis, E. 2018. Introducing version 5 of interpreting indicators of rangeland health [abstract]. 2018 Conference of The Society for Range Management. January 28-February 2, 2018. Sparks, Nevada
Enhancing wind erosion monitoring and assessment for US rangelands Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Webb, N., Van Zee, J.W., Karl, J.W., Herrick, J.E., Courtright, E.M., Billings, B., Boyd, R., Chappell, A., Duniway, M., Derner, J.D., Hand, J., Kachergis, E., McCord, S., Newingham, B.A., Pierson Jr, F.B., Steiner, J.L., Tatarko, J., Tedela, N., Toledo, D.N., Van Pelt, R.S. 2017. Enhancing wind erosion monitoring and assessment for US rangelands. Rangelands. 39:85-96. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rala.2017.04.001.
Grass seedling growth and survival under different post-fire grazing management scenarios - (Abstract Only)
Glocklhorn, J., Newingham, B.A. 2017. Grass seedling growth and survival under different post-fire grazing management scenarios. Society for Range Management Meeting Abstracts. 77.
Natural recruitment of Wyoming big sagebrush in and adjacent to burned areas during an El Nino year - (Abstract Only)
Smith, A., Dencker, C., Newingham, B.A. 2017. Natural recruitment of Wyoming big sagebrush in and adjacent to burned areas during an El Nino year. Society for Range Management Meeting Abstracts. 167.
Effects of mulch on plant and soil recovery after wildfire in the eastern Great Basin - (Abstract Only)
Dencker, C., Gicklhorn, J., Derasary, L., Newingham, B.A. 2017. Effects of mulch on plant and soil recovery after wildfire in the eastern Great Basin. Society for Range Management Meeting Abstracts. 14-5.
Status and updates to the rangeland health model - (Abstract Only)
Pellant, M., Pyke, D., Herrick, J.E., Shaver, P., Busby, F., Riegel, G., Lepak, N., Newingham, B.A., Kachergis, E., Toledo, D.N. 2017. Status and updates to the rangeland health model. Society for Range Management Meeting Abstracts. 161-2.
Towards a remote sensing based indicator of rangeland ecosystem resistance and resilience - (Abstract Only)
Falkowski, M.J., Newingham, B.A., Allred, B., Jones, M.O., Naugle, D. 2017. Towards a remote sensing based indicator of rangeland ecosystem resistance and resilience. 161-2.
Postfire drill-seeding of great basin plants: effects of contrasting drills on seeded and nonseeded species Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ott, J.E., Cox, R.D., Shaw, N., Newingham, B.A., Ganguli, A., Pellant, M., Roundy, B.A., Eggett, D.L. 2016. Postfire drill-seeding of great basin plants: effects of contrasting drills on seeded and nonseeded species. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 69:373-385. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rama.2016.05.001.
The ability of winter grazing to reduce wildfire size, intensity, and fire-induced plant mortality was not demonstrated: a comment on Davies et al. (2015) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Smith, A.M., Talhelm, A.F., Kolden, C.A., Newingham, B.A., Kremens, R.L., Adams, H.D., Cohen, J.D., Yedinak, K.M. 2016. The ability of winter grazing to reduce wildfire size, intensity, and fire-induced plant mortality was not demonstrated: a comment on Davies et al. (2015). International Journal of Wildland Fire. doi: 10.1071/WF15163
Quantifying livestock effects on bunchgrass vegetation with Landsat ETM+ data across a single growing season Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jansen, V., Kolden, C.A., Taylor, R.V., Newingham, B.A. 2015. Quantifying livestock effects on bunchgrass vegetation with Landsat ETM+ data across a single growing season. International Journal of Remote Sensing. 37(1):150-175. https://doi.org/10.1080/01431161.2015.1117681.
A social-ecological impact assessment for public land management: application of a conceptual and methodological framework - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bentley, B.L., Holbrook, J.D., Niemeyer, R.J., Suazo, A.A., Wulfhorst, J., Vierling, K.T., Newingham, B.A., Link, T.E., Rachlow, J.L. 2016. A social-ecological impact assessment for public land management: application of a conceptual and methodological framework. Ecology and Society. 21(3):9. doi: 10.5751/ES-08569-210309.
What’s still hot?: Cross-ecosystem diversity responses a decade after fire - (Abstract Only)
Adding Fuel to the Fire: The Contribution of Perennial Bunchgrasses in Altering Fire Regimes in the Great Basin - (Abstract Only)
Long-term effects of burn severity on non-native plant cover - (Abstract Only)
Rates of post-fire vegetation recovery and fuel accumulation as a function of burn severity and time-since-burn in four western U.S. ecosystems - (Abstract Only)
Post-fire grazing management in the Great Basin Reprint Icon ()
Veblen, K.E., Newingham, B.A., Bates, J.D., Lamalfa, E., Glicklhorn, J. 2015. Post-fire grazing management in the Great Basin. Government Publication/Report. 7:1-4.
Indicators of climate change in Idaho: An assessment framework for coupling biophysical change and social perception Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Klos, P., Abatzoglou, J., Bean, A., Blades, J., Clark, M.A., Dodd, M., Hall, T.E., Haruch, A., Higuera, P.E., Holbrook, J.D., Jansen, V.S., Kemp, K., Lankford, A., Link, T.E., Magney, T., Meddens, A.J., Mitchell, L., Moore, B., Morgan, P., Newingham, B.A., Niemeyer, R.J., Soderquist, B., Suazo, A.A., Vierling, K.T., Walden, V., Walsh, C. 2015. Indicators of climate change in Idaho: An assessment framework for coupling biophysical change and social perception. Weather, Climate, and Society. 7:238-254.
Dominant plant taxa predict plant productivity responses to CO2 enrichment across precipitation and soil gradients Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fay, P.A., Newingham, B.A., Polley, H.W., Morgan, J.A., Lecain, D.R., Nowak, R.S., Smith, S.D. 2015. Dominant plant taxa predict plant productivity responses to CO2 enrichment across precipitation and soil gradients. Annals Of Botany Plants. DOI: 10.1093/aobpla/plv027.
Bromus tectorum and native grass establishment under drought and warming in sagebrush steppe after fire - (Abstract Only)