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Benjamin Hengel Joins HEI

Benjamin Hengel Joins HEI


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Benjamin Hengel joins HEI's Fargo team as a Scientist I. Originally from Bemidji, MN, Benjamin earned a master's of science in natural resources management from North Dakota State University (NDSU). With his previous work experience at Merjent Inc., NDSU, and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Benjamin will use his expertise to conduct wetland delineations, wetland functional assessments, and ecology fieldwork as part of HEI's environmental team.

Fun Facts

  • Hobbies: Bow hunting, fishing, and outdoor activities
  • Family: Married to wife, Lauren, and expecting their first child. Also have two dogs, a red heeler and blue heeler named Stella and Scout.
  • Favorite Sports Team: Nortre Dame Fighting Irish
  • Best Weekend Activity: Spending time with family. Getting outside either camping, hunting, or fishing. Relaxing and watching sports.
  • Most Memorable Concert: George Strait 
  • Top Destination on Must-Visit List: Alaska and Oktoberfest in Germany