MSU Upper Peninsula Forestry Innovation Center
Forest Technician, U.P. Forestry Innovation Center
Kile is Operations Forester for all three Upper Michigan forests. Zuidema is responsible for surveying, forest inventory, stand marking and timber sale administration. He also is responsible for equipment and grounds maintenance at the three forest stations.
He received his degree in forestry technology from Michigan Technological University. He has been a member of the Upper Michigan Forestry staff since 1989; he became a full-time staff member in 1992.