Cyrus Baird is the Senior Director of Government Affairs for Delta Waterfowl and oversees the organization’s entire policy efforts at the local and state level on behalf of ducks and duck hunters. Baird is an avid duck hunter and an experienced natural resources policy professional and has spent his career advocating on behalf of outdoorsmen and women while working to implement policy and advocacy strategies at the local, state, federal and international levels. He holds a bachelor’s degree in wildlife and fisheries biology from Clemson University.
Baird has worked on issues such as repealing Sunday hunting prohibitions in the Atlantic Flyway, opposing public hunting closures, and increasing conservation funding across the country for organizations like Safari Club International, Ducks Unlimited, the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership and the Council to Advance Hunting and the Shooting Sports.
Baird lives in Richmond Virginia with his wife, two children and black lab.