Diana Ruiz

photo of Diana Ruiz“In any relationship, you have to be supportive – be there for them when they need you – and then, in turn, people will support you. We’ve built those kinds of relationships with a lot of organizations over the years. It’s definitely a give-and-take process.”


Diana Ruiz’s has worked at the Riverside-Corona Resource Conservation District for the past 45 years. She is the conceptual and interpretive designer of their LandUse Learning Center, a demonstration garden of sustainable practices in native habitats, urban areas, and agriculture. Her past experience includes working as a soil conservationist at USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service.