Al Shay
Instructor, Oak Creek Center for Urban Horticulture

I have dedicated my professional life to expanding the publics' understanding of how plants impact their life every day.

OSU Campus
Department of Horticulture
(541) 737-2503


Oregon State University, Masters In Agriculture 2007-2010
Oregon State University, BS Horticulture

I currently teach Landscape design, Landscape Maintenance, Sustainable Landscape Construction and a building sustainable landscapes for the 21st century (1 cr lecture series). In addition, I am the site manager for the Oak Creek Center for Urban Horticulture and faculty advisor for the Horticulture club. My focus is sustainable horticultural practices for the home landscape: greenroofs, greenwalls, rain gardens and hedge rows are just some items that students are introduced to. I am also the department liason with campus facilities and work with them on a wide array of horticultural projects.