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Range & Wildlife Research

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Benjamin Geaumont, Wildlife and Range Scientist


OPEN POSITION: Native Plant Technician (temp/seasonal)- For more information contact Ben Geaumont 701-567-4323 or 

Temp/Seasonal Native Plant Technicain position information


OPEN POSITION: Wildlife and Rangeland Research Specialist- For more information and to apply Contact Ben Geaumont for more information 701-567-4323 or 

Wildlife and rangeland position
Wildlife and rangeland position information

OPEN POSITION: Graduate Assistantship – M.S. Restoring diversity in established non-native grasslands to improve cover for gamebirds and pollinators North Dakota State University / Hettinger Research Extension Center / School of Natural Resource Sciences. Contact Ben Geaumont for more information 701-567-4323 or

Open GRA position
  • An Assessment of the importance of shelterbelts as early season nectar and pollen resources for domesticated honeybees
  • Using drones to assess floristic resources for pollinators over space and time
  • Restoring disturbance to old Conservation Reserve Program Fields to Promote Ecosystem Services.
  • Evaluate the ability of over seeding native forbs following prescribed fire to enhance habitat for pollinators. Assess differences in seeding method and impact of herbivory on forb establishment
  • Monitoring native pollinator communities throughout North Dakota: Status and Management considerations for bees and butterflies.
  • Land use and severe weather events, ring-necked pheasant survival in a changing landscape.
  • Alternative Land Management on Lands Managed for Wildlife
  • Managing disturbance for multi-functional rangelands: livestock, plant, and pollinator resource management strategies the differentially use fire and grazing
  • Propagation of native seed for use in future restorations in western North Dakota.
  • Southwest ring-necked pheasant initiative.
  • Plant diversity improvements on the Fort Pierre National Grasslands.
NDSU Information on Natural Resources and Facilities
NDSU School of Natural Resource Sciences
2021 NDSU Hettinger REC Field Days- Honey Bee Research
Remote video URL

Contact Info

Hettinger Research Extension Center

Mailing address:

PO Box 1377
Hettinger, ND 58639
United States

Physical Address:

102 Hwy 12 W
Hettinger, ND 58639