Family Forestry

Family Forestry is a forestry and forest operations company that is owned and operated by Ken Lamond and Bob Mayhew. Malcomb (Mike) and Justin Young are the other team member.


Family Forestry is here to serve landowners in Central Maine on a wide range of issues related to woodlot information, education, and management.


Family Forestry offers honest service from experienced professionals.


Timber Inventory, Tree Growth Plans, and Careful Timber Harvesting are our specialty.  


Ken Lamond is a 1982 graduate of the University of Maine with a BS in Forest Engineering. Ken's career has been spent working in the woods. In 1982, following his graduation from UMaine, Ken traveled to Garpenberg, Sweden to spend a year working for the Swedish Forest Service. He worked most of the year with a local logging crew thinning stands of timber in various stages of development. First thinnings in sapling and pole stands. Second thinnings in pole and small log stands. Third thinnings in log stands. Finally, harvest cuts in mature stands in preparation for pre-commercial thinning of advanced regeneration and/or planting of a new crop.


Returning to Maine in 1983, Ken has worked in the woods in all aspects of forest operations. Timber Inventory, Market Analysis, Forest Management and Harvest Plans,  Road Layout and Construction, Bridge Design and Construction, Timber Harvest Planning, Layout and Administration, Environmental Permitting, and more.


Ken is a Licensed Maine Forester and is the contact person for Family Forestry.


Ken can be reached by phone at:




or by e-mail at:


Bob Mayhew is an owner and critical member of the Family Forestry team. He has worked in the woods in some form since graduating from high school. Bob is a gifted equipment operator and is qualified in all aspects of forest operations.


Bob began his logging career in business with his father. They worked together for many years running cable skidders, log loaders and slashers, and log trucks. Bob can run any equipment related to forest operations. Starting with a chain saw, he has operated skidders, forwarder, buncher/processor, delimber, loader/slasher, log trucks, bulldozer, excavator and anything else that starts with a key!


Bob is an excellent problem solver/mechanic/"Mcguiver". He can keep the equipment running and productive until it can be fixed.


Bob is familiar with harvest plans, photo maps, and working with landowners to satisfy their harvest objectives. His work and personality make him a natural with our customers. He is a true professional.


Mike Young has been an equipment operator for many years. He has run our forwarder since joining Family Forestry. Mike can run any piece of equipment given some time to work with it.


Mike is always early to work, ready to forward forest products and load trucks. He is a good mechanic and is willing to do whatever we need to get the job done. 


Mike is an important part of our team and we are fortunate to have him with us at Family Forestry. 

Justin Young is our youngest team member. Justin is Mike's son and is a welcome addition to our team. He is a good mechanic and welder. Like his father, Justin is willing to do whatever we need to get the job done. 


Justin is an important part of our team and we are fortunate to have him with us at Family Forestry. 

Family Forestry is ready to work to help you make good decisions with good information about your woodlot