Martell Forestry, Inc. is a full-service forestry consulting firm located in Gaylord, Michigan. Our nationally certified and state-registered professional foresters provide a range of services to landowners in the northern Lower Peninsula and eastern Upper Peninsula.

Martell Forestry Service Area
Serving Luce, Chippewa, Mackinac, Emmet, Cheboygan, Presque Isle, Charlevoix, Leelanau, Antrim, Otsego, Montmorency, Alpena, Benzie, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska, Crawford, Oscoda, Alcona, Manistee, Wexford, Missaukee, Roscommon, Ogemaw, Iosco, Clare, Gladwin, Arenac, Bay, and Midland Counties

Foresters


Keith R. Martell Jr., CF, RF, ACF

MS in Forestry, Michigan State University, 1971
ACF Member, Certified Forester, Registered Forester, USDA-NRCS Technical Service Provider, Michigan Real Estate license, Michigan license pesticide applicator, DNR Forest Stewardship plan writer, Tree Farm Inspector

Experience:
Owner and President of Martell Forestry Inc., a private forestry consulting business (14 years)
Michigan Tech. University – Contractor and field surveyor for MTU Emerald Ash Borer Detection Project, part-time (5+ years)
State Forester Michigan, USDA – NRCS (10 years)
State Resource Conservationist, USDA – NRCS (1 year)
Area (Supervisory) Conservationist, USDA – NRCS (15 years)
Project Coordinator, USDA – NRCS (3 years)
District Conservationist, USDA – NRCS (4 years)
Soil Conservationist, USDA – NRCS (1 year)
Forestry Technician, USDA Forest Service (2 seasons)
Board Member, Headwaters Land Conservancy

Awards:
Outstanding Tree Farmer of the Year, Otsego County Conservation District (2000)
Michigan Tree Farm Inspector of the Year (2012)
North Central Regional Tree Farm Inspector of the Year Award (2014)


Kaytlyn Brinkman, CCF, RF

BS in Forestry, Minor in Natural Resources Recreation, Michigan State University, 2015
Candidate ACF Member, Candidate Certified Forester, Registered Forester, USDA-NRCS Technical Service Provider, DNR Forest Stewardship plan writer, Tree Farm Inspector

Experience:
Forester, Martell Forestry (3 years)
Vice Chair, Michigan Tree Farm Committee (1 year)
Regional Chair for Northern Lower Peninsula, Michigan Tree Farm Committee (2 years, 2016-2017)
Education Fund Chair, Michigan SAF (3 Years)
Board Member, Michigan Forest Association (3 years)
Otsego-Roscommon-Crawford/Presque Isle-Cheboygan/Oscoda-Ogemaw/Clare-Gladwin/Montmorency-Alpena County FAP Advisory Committees (3 years)

Awards:
Michigan Society of American Foresters Young Forester of the Year (2018)


Keith R. (Boots) Martell III, CF, RF

BS in Biology, Northern Michigan University
MF in Forestry, Michigan Technological University
Certified Forester, Registered Forester

Experience:
Forester, Martell Forestry (2  years)
Chair, Michigan Tree Farm Committee (2 years, 2014-2015)
Board Member, Otsego-Roscommon-Crawford Conservation District