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David Toledo
Res Rangeland Mgmt Spec


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Vegetation canopy gap size and height: critical indicators for wind erosion monitoring and management - (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.
Water quality of an integrated crop–livestock system in the northern Great Plains - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Faust, D.R., Liebig, M.A., Toledo, D.N., Archer, D.W., Kronberg, S.L., Hendrickson, J.R., Bawa, A., Kumar, S. 2021. Water quality of an integrated crop–livestock system in the northern Great Plains. Agrosystems, Geosciences & Environment. https://doi.org/10.1002/agg2.20129
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. Technical reference 1734-6, Version 5. Colorado: BLM National Operations Center’s Information and Publishing Services. 202 p.
Digital ecological site mapping in the central California coastal range - (Abstract Only)
Building resilience to climate change in agroecosystems by addressing wind erosion - (Abstract Only)
Kentucky bluegrass invaded rangeland: ecosystem implications and adaptive management approaches - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gasch, C.K., Toledo, D.N., Baldwin, C., Bendel, C., Fick, W., Gerhard, L., Harmon, J., Hendrickson, J.R., Hovick, T., Kral-O'Brien, K., Lakey, M., Nouwakpo, S.K., Sedivec, K. 2020. Kentucky bluegrass invaded rangeland: ecosystem implications and adaptive management approaches. Rangelands. 42:106-116. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rala.2020.05.001.
Social and agroecological diversity enhance ecosystem and enterprise resilience - (Abstract Only)
Social-ecological processes and impacts affect individual and social well-being in a rural western U.S. landscape - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bentley Brymer, A., Toledo, D.N., Spiegal, S.A., Pierson Jr, F.B., Clark, P., Wulfhorst, J. 2020. Social-ecological processes and impacts affect individual and social well-being in a rural western U.S. landscape. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems. 4. https://doi.org/10.3389/fsufs.2020.00038.
Farming and Ranching for the Bottom Line - (Abstract Only)
Liebig, M.A., Clemensen, A.K., Toledo, D.N. 2020. Farming and Ranching for the Bottom Line. Meeting Abstract. 1.
Using behavioral change models to understand private landowner perceptions of prescribed fire in North Dakota - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bendel, C., Toledo, D.N., Hovick, T., Mcgranahan, D. 2020. Using behavioral change models to understand private landowner perceptions of prescribed fire in North Dakota. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 73;194-200. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rama.2019.08.014.
Social science advancements to rangeland management? Perspectives from the Long-Term Agroecosystem Research (LTAR) network - (Proceedings)
Multi-scale wind erosion monitoring and assessment supported by a National Wind Erosion Research Network - (Abstract Only)
Understanding the effects of grazing and prescribed fire on hydrology of kentucky bluegrass dominated rangelands in the Northern Great Plains - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nouwakpo, S., Toledo, D.N., Sanderson, M., Weltz, M.A. 2019. Understanding the effects of grazing and prescribed fire on hydrology of kentucky bluegrass dominated rangelands in the Northern Great Plains. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. Vol 74:4. https://doi.org/10.2489/jswc.74.4.360.
Understanding the effects of grazing and prescribed fire on hydrology of Kentucky Bluegrass dominated rangelands in the Northern Great Plains - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nouwapko, S., Toledo, D.N., Sanderson, M.A., Weltz, M.A. 2019. Understanding the effects of grazing and prescribed fire on hydrology of Kentucky Bluegrass dominated rangelands in the Northern Great Plains. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 74(4):360-371. https://doi.org/10.2489/jswc.74.4.360.
Seasonality of acceptable prescribed fire operating conditions in the northern Great Plains - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yurkonis, K., Dillon, J., Mcgranahan, D., Toledo, D.N., Goodwin, B. 2019. Seasonality of acceptable prescribed fire operating conditions in the northern Great Plains. Fire Ecology. 15:7. https://doi.org/10.1186/s42408-019-0027-y.
Hold your ground: Threats to soil function in Northern Great Plains grazing lands - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liebig, M.A., Toledo, D.N. 2019. Hold your ground: Threats to soil function in Northern Great Plains grazing lands. Rangelands. V. 41(1): P. 17-22. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rala.2018.11.003.
A strategy for defining the reference for land health and degradation assessments - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Herrick, J.E., Shaver, P., Pyke, D., Pellant, M., Toledo, D.N., Lepak, N. 2019. A strategy for defining the reference for land health and degradation assessments. Ecological Indicators. 97:225-230. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2018.06.065.
2018 National Resources Inventory (NRI) Rangeland Resource Assessment - ()
Lessard, V., Spaeth, K., Fults, G., Talbot, C., Metz, L., Pyke, D., Herrick, J.E., Toledo, D.N., Goslee, S.C., Krueger, T., Musser, K. 2018. 2018 National Resources Inventory (NRI) Rangeland Resource Assessment. Government Publication/Report. https://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/main/national/technical/nra/nri/.
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
Resiliency in forage and grazinglands - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Foster, J., Butler, T., Islam, A., Toledo, D.N., Tracy, B., Venreamini, J. 2018. Resiliency in forage and grazinglands. Crop Science. 58:31–42. https://doi.org/10.2135/cropsci2017.05.0317.
Soils determine early revegetation establishment with and without cover crops in northern mixed grass prairie after energy development - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Espeland, E.K., Hendrickson, J.R., Toledo, D.N., West, N.M., Rand, T.A. 2017. Soils determine early revegetation establishment with and without cover crops in northern mixed grass prairie after energy development. Ecological Restoration. 35(4):311-319.
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.
Social-ecological dynamics of change and restoration attempts in the Chihuahuan Desert grasslands of Janos Biosphere Reserve, Mexico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hruska, T., Toledo, D.N., Sierra-Corona, R., Solis-Gracia, V. 2017. Social-ecological dynamics of change and restoration attempts in the Chihuahuan Desert grasslands of Janos Biosphere Reserve, Mexico. Plant Ecology. 218:67-80.
Assessing and managing rangeland and enterprise resilience using the integrated grazingland assessment method - (Abstract Only)
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.
Incorporating sociocultural phenomena into ecosystem-service valuation: The importance of critical pluralism - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Van Riper, C.J., Landon, A.C., Kidd, S., Bitterman, P., Fitzgerald, L.A., Granek, E.F., Ibarra, S., Iwaniec, D., Raymond, C.M., Toledo, D.N. 2017. Incorporating sociocultural phenomena into ecosystem-service valuation: The importance of critical pluralism. Bioscience. 67(3):233-244. doi:10.1093/biosci/biw170.
Managing for forage and grazingland resilience to maintain enterprise resilience in the Northern Great Plains of the US - (Abstract Only)
The National Wind Erosion Research Network: Building a standardized long-term data resource for aeolian research, modeling and land management Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Webb, N.P., Herrick, J.E., Van Zee, J.W., Courtright, E.M., Hugenholtz, C.H., Zobeck, T.M., Okin, G., Barchyn, T.E., Billings, B.J., Boyd, R., Clingan, S., Cooper, B., Duniway, M., Derner, J.D., Fox, F.A., Havstad, K.M., Heilman, P., Laplante, V.K., Ludwig, N., Metz, L.J., Nearing, M.A., Norfleet, M., Pierson Jr, F.B., Sanderson, M.A., Sharratt, B.S., Steiner, J.L., Tatarko, J., Tedela, N., Toledo, D.N., Unnasch, R., Van Pelt, R.S., Wagner, L.E. 2016. The National Wind Erosion Research Network: Building a standardized long-term data resource for aeolian research, modeling and land management. Aeolian Research. 22:23-36.
Socio-ecological factors influencing the use of fire to maintain and restore ecosystem health - (Abstract Only)
An integrated grazingland assessment approach for range and pasturelands - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Toledo, D.N., Sanderson, M.A., Goslee, S.C., Herrick, J.E., Fults, G. 2016. An integrated grazingland assessment approach for range and pasturelands. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 71(6):450-459.
A century of grazing: The value of long-term research Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sanderson, M.A., Liebig, M.A., Hendrickson, J.R., Kronberg, S.L., Toledo, D.N., Derner, J.D., Reeves, J.L. 2016. A century of grazing: The value of long-term research. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 71(1):5A-8A.
Long-term agroecosystem research on northern Great Plains mixed-grass prairie near Mandan, North Dakota Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sanderson, M.A., Liebig, M.A., Hendrickson, J.R., Kronberg, S.L., Toledo, D.N., Derner, J.D., Reeves, J.L. 2015. Long-term agroecosystem research on northern Great Plains mixed-grass prairie near Mandan, North Dakota. Canadian Journal of Plant Science. 95:1101-1116.
Integrating rangeland and pastureland assessment methods into a national grazingland assessment approach - (Abstract Only)
Developing the 18th indicator for interpreting indicators of rangeland health on Northern Great Plains rangelands - (Abstract Only)
Sustainable intensification by managing microbial communities and processes in agroecosystems - (Abstract Only)
Nichols, K.A., Archer, D.W., Halvorson, J.J., Hendrickson, J.R., Kronberg, S.L., Liebig, M.A., Moyer, J., Sanderson, M.A., Smallwood, M., Toledo, D.N. 2014. Sustainable intensification by managing microbial communities and processes in agroecosystems. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Online. www.agronomy.org.
Extent of Kentucky bluegrass and its effect on native plant species diversity and ecosystem services in the Northern Great Plains of the USA Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Toledo, D.N., Sanderson, M.A., Spaeth, K., Hendrickson, J.R., Printz, J. 2014. Extent of Kentucky bluegrass and its effect on native plant species diversity and ecosystem services in the Northern Great Plains of the USA. Invasive Plant Science and Management. 7:543-552.
Evaluating plant biodiversity measurements and exotic species detection in National Resources Inventory Sampling protocols using examples from the Northern Great Plains of the USA Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Toledo, D.N., Sanderson, M.A., Johnson, H.A., Reeves, J.L., Derner, J.D., Vermeire, L.T., Hendrickson, J.R. 2014. Evaluating plant biodiversity measurements and exotic species detection in National Resources Inventory Sampling protocols using examples from the Northern Great Plains of the USA. Ecological Indicators. 46:149-155.
An integrated approach to grazingland ecological assessments and management interpretations Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Toledo, D.N., Sanderson, M.A., Herrick, J.E., Goslee, S.C. 2014. An integrated approach to grazingland ecological assessments and management interpretations. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 69(4):110A-114A.
Rangeland health assessment - The key to understanding and assessing rangeland soil health in the Northern Great Plains Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Printz, J., Toledo, D.N., Boltz, S. 2014. Rangeland health assessment - The key to understanding and assessing rangeland soil health in the Northern Great Plains. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 69(3):73A-77A.
The role of prescribed burn associations in the application of prescribed fires in rangeland ecosystems Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Toledo, D.N., Kreuter, U.P., Sorice, M.G., Taylor, C.A. 2013. The role of prescribed burn associations in the application of prescribed fires in rangeland ecosystems. Journal of Environmental Management. 132:323-328.
Extent of Kentucky bluegrass and its effect on native plant species diversity and ecosystem services in the Northern Great Plains of the USA - (Abstract Only)
Assessing transportation infrastructure impacts on rangelands: Test of a standard rangeland assessment protocol - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Duniway, M.C., Herrick, J.E., Pyke, D., Toledo, D.N. 2010. Assessing transportation infrastructure impacts on rangelands: Test of a standard rangeland assessment protocol. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 63:524-536.
Rapid response of a grassland ecosystem to an experimental manipulation of a keystone rodent and domestic livestock - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davidson, A.D., Ponce, E., Lightfoot, D.C., Fredrickson, E.L., Brown, J.H., Cruzado, J., Toledo, D.N., Brantley, S.L., Sierra, R., Lisk, R., Ceballos, G. 2010. Rapid response of a grassland ecosystem to an experimental manipulation of a keystone rodent and domestic livestock. Ecology. 91(11):3189-3200.
A comparison of cover pole with standard vegetation monitoring methods - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Toledo, D.N., Herrick, J.E., Abbott, L. 2010. A comparison of cover pole with standard vegetation monitoring methods. Journal of Wildlife Management. 74:600-604.
Comparison of three vegetation monitoring methods: Their relative utility for ecological assessment and monitoring - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Godinez-Alvarez, H., Herrick, J.E., Mattocks, M., Toledo, D.N., Van Zee, J.W. 2009. Comparison of three vegetation monitoring methods: Their relative utility for ecological assessment and monitoring. Journal of Ecological Indicators. 9:1001-1008.
Do sampling methods differ in their utility for ecological monitoring? Comparison of line-point intercept, grid-point intercept, and ocular estimate methods - (Abstract Only)
Godinez-Alvarez, H., Herrick, J.E., Mattocks, M., Toledo, D.N., Van Zee, J.W. 2008. Do sampling methods differ in their utility for ecological monitoring? Comparison of line-point intercept, grid-point intercept, and ocular estimate methods [abstract]. Ecological Society of America Abstracts. Paper No. PS 83-125.
Line-point intercept, grid-point intercept, and ocular estimate methods: their relative value for rangeland assessment and monitoring - (Abstract Only)
Godinez-Alvarez, H., Herrick, J.E., Mattocks, M., Toledo, D.N., Van Zee, J.W. 2008. Line-point intercept, grid-point intercept, and ocular estimate methods: Their relative value for rangeland assessment and monitoring [abstract]. Society for Range Management Meeting, Building Bridges: Grasslands to Rangelands, January 26-31, 2008, Louisville, Kentucky. p. 2380. 2008 CDROM.
Cover pole design for easy transport, assembly and field use. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Toledo, D.N., Abbott, L., Herrick, J.E. 2008. Cover pole design for easy transport, assembly and field use. Journal of Wildlife Management. 72:564-567.
DEVELOPMENT OF WILDLIFE HABITAT QUALITY INDICATORS FROM COMMON VEGETATION MEASUREMENTS - (Abstract Only)
Toledo, D.N., Herrick, J.E., Abbott, L. 2005. Development of wildlife habitat quality indicators from common vegetation measurements [abstract]. Society for Range Management, 58th Annual Meeting and Trade Show, February 5-11, 2005, Fort Worth, Texas. Paper No. 347.
AN INTEGRATED FRAMEWORK FOR MULTI-OBJECTIVE INVENTORY, ASSESSMENT, AND MONITORING - (Abstract Only)
Herrick, J.E., Alexander, R., Bash, D., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Biggam, P., Brown, J.R., Havstad, K.M., Laliberte, A.S., Toledo, D.N., Tugel, A.J. 2004. An integrated framework for multi-objective inventory, assessment, and monitoring [abstract]. Sixth Symposium on the Natural Resources of the Chihuahuan Desert Region, October 14-17, 2004, Alpine, Texas. p. 28.