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 Moore, 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 recently inducted in the NC State University Academy of Outstanding Faculty Engaged in Extension. Susan has also been awarded the 2006 Outstanding Extension Service Award.

Kelley 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.

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 Management. Prior to her current position, Addie was the Course Coordinator for the Woodland Stewards Program. While still a student, she held a part time position with the NC Forest Service 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, and provides critical a customer service connection for our many clients.

Favorite Links

Newly Added
Extension on Facebook

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 Garage Doors & Impact on the Forest

North Carolina Forestry Association

North Carolina Association of Professional Loggers

NC Urban Forest Council

Society of American Foresters

Southern Center for Sustainable Forests

The Longleaf Alliance

Forest Guild

NCDENR Permit Handbook

Local Lodging in Raleigh, NC


**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: 919-515-6883
Email: [email protected]

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