David Baird

David M. Baird, Ph.D., was the founding director of the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology in Drumheller, Alberta, and of the National Museum of Science and Technology in Ottawa, Ontario. He was named an Officer of the Order of Canada for his work in natural sciences, education and museums. A geologist by training, Baird is also a writer, a poet and an expert on museums, trains, ships and lighthouses.