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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
Integrating Ecological Process Knowledge into Effective Management of Invasive Plants in Great Basin Rangelands
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 429922
Management and Restoration of Rangeland Ecosystems
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 436118
BLM ARS Monitoring Effects of Invasive Annual Grass Removal on Native Vegetation
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 435265
Perennial Grass Response to Post-Fire Grazing Management in the Great Basin
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 426899
Monitoring Design for Plant and Soil Recovery after Fire and Rehabilitation Treatments
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 427327
Climate Change Effects on Native Plant Establishment and Annual Grass Invasion: Implications for Restoration
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 429867
Effects of Post-Fire Grazing on Sagebrush Steppe Ecosystem Recovery
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 434810
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.)
Introducing version 5 of Interpreting Indicators of Rangeland Health -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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.
Post-fire seeding of great basin native plants using conventional and minimum-till rangeland drills -
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) -
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 -
A social-ecological impact assessment for public land management: application of a conceptual and methodological framework -
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 -
Adding Fuel to the Fire: The Contribution of Perennial Bunchgrasses in Altering Fire Regimes in the Great Basin -
Long-term effects of burn severity on non-native plant cover -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -