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The dedicated and close-knit team at Boreal Bioscapes creates one-of-a-kind outdoor spaces using sustainable practices, extensive horticultural knowledge and artistic design principles. We are committed to providing you with creative gardens and landscapes of impeccable quality.

"Thank you again for all your hard work. We received many compliments on the garden and people have certainly mentioned how wonderful it looks!"

- Karen Vezina

Meet Our Team

Boreal Bioscapes founder Claire Kaufman is an Alaskan Master Gardener with over 20 years of design, horticulture and project management experience.


Claire is is a member of the Association of Professional Landscape Designers and has trained under prominent British designer Duncan Heather. She has worked in both the commercial and non-profit garden sectors, along with instructing college-level courses in soil science.

Claire is a current Board Member and the Past President at the Alaska Botanical Garden. When she is not busy working with clients, Claire enjoys experimenting with new plants and techniques in her own garden (or skiing when it is too cold to garden!).

Auz Perez is an expert at garden and landscape maintenance. He has experience installing gardens, lawns and trees. He looks forward to learning and applying new techniques in his gardening practice.


Auz's favorite vegetables are beets and peppers (he grew up in Texas). His favorite aspects of gardening are seeing the fruits of his labors and spending time outdoors.

Elizabeth Cotter brings hard work and detailed oriented teamwork skills to the Boreal Bioscapes crew. 


She hopes to become more knowledgeable about how to care for native plants and revive plants that are struggling to grow. 

Gretha Goebel has a background in biology and loves working outdoors. She is looking forward to deepening her understanding of plant care and garden design.


Gretha's favorite aspect of gardening is creating beautiful spaces.  

Maddox Tomassoni is an avid outdoorsman who is devoted to keeping our planet green and our gardens healthy.


He looks forward to learning more about keeping gardens and ecosystems happy, while spending time outdoors with fellow plant lovers. 

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