Dr. Beth Newingham

( University of Nevada, Reno )


(775) 784-6057
  • Institution:University of Nevada, Reno
  • Departments: Natural Resources and Environmental Science
  • Research Fields: Ecology, Plants, Soil
  • Disciplines: Natural Resources and Conservation
  • Location:Washoe County
  • Funding:BLM - Bureau of Land Management, USDA - U.S. Department of Agriculture, USFS - U.S. Forest Service, USGS - U.S. Geological Survey


I have mentored undergraduates, MS, and PhD students, including eight undergraduate thesis students.


Dr. Newingham is a Research Ecologist with the USDA-Agricultural Research Service in Reno, NV, and adjunct faculty at UNR. Her research interests include plant community ecology, soil ecology, ecosystem ecology, fire ecology, restoration ecology, and climate change. She is particularly fascinated about linking plant and soil processes.

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Dr. Beth Newingham
Post-fire Rehabilitation Site near Great Basin National Park