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FEOP: What we do

The Forestry and Environmental Outreach Program (FEOP) is an award-winning service center within the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources at NC State University's College of Natural Resources. FEOP provides a critical outreach component bringing the academic knowledge and applied research provided by the College of Natural Resources and NC Cooperative Extension Forestry to the citizens of North Carolina. We appreciate your questions, comments and suggestions for future programs.

Our Mission

  • In cooperation with, or support from, public and private organizations, FEOP will develop and facilitate conferences, design and deliver accredited continuing education workshops, seminars, and short courses, and develop supporting educational and intellectual properties.
  • FEOP will deliver timely, relevant, and unbiased information to natural resource professionals, landowners, and other stakeholders.
  • FEOP will provide organized forums for discussion and exchange of information, ideas, and perspectives on sustainable natural resource management and stewardship.

Who We Are

Dr. Susan E. Moore photo Susan E. Moore, MBA, Ph.D.
Susan is Extension Associate Professor in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources and Director of FEOP. As director, she guides the strategic direction of our program and provides the administrative oversight which has assured the program's effectiveness and growth since 2000. She applies her advanced degrees, a working knowledge of sustainable natural resource management, and her personal land ethic to assure that our clients and customers receive the best effort that FEOP can offer. In addition to her role as Director of FEOP, Susan is an active scholar and contributor to the work of Extension Forestry. Susan was awarded the College of Natural Resources' Outstanding Extension Service Award in 2006, is a member of the NC State University Academy of Outstanding Faculty Engaged in Extension and previously served as Chair of the University Standing Committee on Extension, Engagement and Economic Development.

Kelley Duffield McCarter photoKelley Duffield McCarter, NCRF & SAF-CF
Kelley is a NC Registered Forester and a Certified Forester with the Society of American Foresters. She is a graduate of North Carolina State University class of '97, and holds BS degrees in Forest Management and Natural Resources Policy, Management & Administration. Kelley oversees many of the day-to-day operations of the FEOP office. She coordinates with university staff and FEOP's clients and vendors to assure each event meets the goals of FEOP's mission statement as well as the educational needs of our clients. Kelley is the Secretary of the NC Division, and the Triangle Chapter, of Society of American Foresters. Since 1995 she has been a member of the Mu Chapter of Xi Sigma Pi, the National Forestry Honor Society.

Addie L. Thornton photo Addie Thornton
Addie is the Program Coordinator for FEOP. She is a graduate of NC State University, Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources with a BS in Natural Resources Policy & Administration. Prior to her current position, Addie was the Course Coordinator for the Woodland Stewards Series Program. While still a student, she held a part time position with the NC Department of Environment and Natural Resources and was an energy intern through the NC Department of Commerce State Energy Office. As the Program Coordinator she serves as the primary events registrar, manages event web pages, manges social media marketing and provides a critical customer service connection for our many clients. Outside the University, Addie is the President of the Triangle Young Professionals Civitan Club, which is an organization of volunteer service clubs around the world, dedicated to helping people in their communities.

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NCSU Dept of Forestry and Environmental Resources

NC Forest Service

NC Board of Registration for Foresters

Pesticide Credits from NC Department of Ag & Consumer Svs.

North Carolina Chapter of the Association of Consulting Foresters

NC Woodlands

North Carolina Forestry Association

North Carolina Association of Professional Loggers

NC Urban Forest Council

Society of American Foresters

NC Tree Farm Program

Southern Center for Sustainable Forests

The Longleaf Alliance

Forest Guild

NCDENR Permit Handbook

Local Lodging in Raleigh, NC


In compliance with the Sherman Antitrust Act, the Clayton Act, the Federal Trade Commission Act, and the Robinson-Patman Act; while participating at any event held by NCSU-FEOP there shall be no discussions among participants regarding agreements or concerted actions that may restrain competition. This prohibition includes the exchange of information concerning individual prices, rates, clients, market practices, vendor relations, or any other competitive aspect of an individual company’s operation. Each participant is obligated to speak up immediately for the purpose of preventing any discussion falling outside these bounds.

**Please note FEOP event details ares subject to change including the possibility of cancellation.
Contact Us: NCSU-FEOP, Campus Box 8008, Raleigh, NC 27695-8008
Phone: 919-515-9563 or 919-515-3184
Fax: 919-515-7793

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