Our Staff

Lisa Duplessie, Boise Urban Garden School Executive Director/Education Program Manager 

Lisa can be reached at lduplessie@cityofboise.org or by calling 208-376-3006 x101








Naomi   Davenport – Garden Specialist 

Naomi can be reached February through October at ndavenport@cityofboise.org or by calling 208-376-3006 x103









Kristin Lundstrom – Education Program Coordinator

Kristin joined BUGS in June of 2016 after eight years with the city’s Jim Hall Foothills Learning Center’s environmental education program. She has worked and taught in a variety of environmental education settings including public schools, a natural history museum and aquarium, residential outdoor education and summer camp programs around the country.

Kristin can be reached at klundstrom@cityofboise.org or by calling 208-376-3006 x102








Katya Greimes – BSU Work Study Student & Volunteer Lead

Katya grew up in north Idaho where it snows nine months of the year and hails the other three, but that did not stop her from gardening! An artist and lover of all things growing, she is working towards her BFA in children’s book illustration at Boise State University.

Katya can be reached at bugsvolunteer@cityofboise.org or by calling 208-376-3006 x103

Dirk Anderson – 2016-2017 AmeriCorps Member and Education Program Assistant

Dirk comes to BUGS through the Palouse-Clearwater Environmental Institute (PCEI). He is a graduate of the McCall Outdoor Science School with a Masters in Science in Natural Resources with Honors and a Bachelor’s degree from Montana Tech of the University of Montana in Biological Sciences.. Dirk is a native Idahoan with a passion for the outdoors.

Dirk can be reached at danderson@cityofboise.org or by calling 208-376-3006 x104