Operations Forester, Forest Biomass Innovation Center
MSU Forest Biomass Innovation Center
6005 J Road Escanaba, MI 49829
Brad is operations forester for all three MSU forests in Upper Michigan. Bender's responsibilities include overseeing research plot establishment, data collection and data handling. He also coordinates work schedules and supervises temporary laborers.
Brad received his bachelor's degree from Grand Valley State College and has been a member of the Upper Michigan Forestry staff since 1989.