If you’re looking for high quality and personal service, you’ve come to the right place. 


Young Forestry Services is family-owned and operated right here in North Bay, Ontario. Since our company opened its doors in 1995 we’ve treated every client and customer like they were a part of our family. Other companies may offer similar services, but our services are the best, and come with a personal touch.

Brian Young is a band member of the Nipissing First Nation and Lorie is a member of the Dokis First Nation. Brian is a qualified trainer and has signing authority with the Ministry of Colleges and Universities for the Cutter Skidder Operator Program and the Mechanical Harvesting Operator Program. We employ up to nineteen people at a time, and all of our employees hold their Cutter Skidder Certification.

We provide commercial services to high profile utility companies to ensure pipeline right- of-ways are clear and have easy repair and maintenance access.

We also provide residential services for land clearing.

We have an extensive assembly of equipment which includes mulchers, excavators, bobcats and saws, among other items.

We have have a Mack Truck and Landoll Flat Bed Float to provide floating services throughout Ontario.


Brian Young

Brian provides contractual negotiations with contract holders. He ensures Young Forestry Services maintain work throughout the year by attending meetings, conferences always looking for new contracts.


Lorie Young

Oversees the day to day operation of the office. Lorie provides administrative duties, such as preparing contracts, proposals and oversees human resources.


Trina Gareau

Trina is our frontline worker who greets visitors at the office. Trina assists all employees with various administrative duties as well she oversees the Firewood Program and the Fleet Management System.


Joe O’Malley

Joe oversee(s) all field work and is the lead supervisors for all contracts.Joe is in charge of all workers and ensures all contracts are completed to specification.


Samantha West

Sam oversee(s) all areas of finance: Payroll, AP, AR, and budgets.


Tina Wapachee

Assists the Finance department in Accounts Payable/Receivables, Monthly Reconciliations

Joel Girard

Joel ensures the safety of our workers and worksite(s) as well as the safety of the public that may interface with certain phases of the operation. Another primary focus of the operations supervisor is to ensure that we are complying with all environmental regulations and striving to continually improve our practices for the benefit of the forest and watershed. Joel coordinates float services, seeks land clearing for our customers and over sees the forestry operations.

Supervisor of Forestry Operations

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3 Maang Road
Nipissing First Nation
North Bay, Ontario
P1B 8G5 Phone: 705-472-7400


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