Geologists of Jackson Hole

Our mission is to inform and educate our members and community about earth science related matters – their broad scope and importance to all of us.

Become a Member

We encourage anyone with an interest in earth science, regardless of their educational background, to become a member of the Geologists of Jackson Hole. To learn more about joining, please visit our membership information page. Click here for a membership application.

Upcoming Field Trips

We hold monthly trips and events. Click below for more information.


All photos ©John Hebberger Jr.

Public Programs
in Conjunction with
Teton Co. Library

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Current eruptions at Kilauea Volcano!!  Volcanophiles Page

Monthly lunch programs now open to the public at Jackson Senior Center 12:15 – 1:30.

Recent Eruptions at YNP Steamboat Geyser.  Caldera Chronicles


July 17  TC Library 6 p.m. – Dynamic glacial & tectonic history of the Teton Range as recorded by lakes in GTN Park, Presented by Darren Larsen, Occidental College.  Summary

August 7  6 p.m., TC Library Real Monsters: Using Fossils to Emphasize Critical Thinking Skills in College Presented by Leif Tapanila, Idaho State University. Summary

August 21 (Tuesday), Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole 6 p.m. Mid-Ocean Ridges & the formation of Oceanic Crust- One of the last frontiers for Plate Tectonics, Presented by Mike Cheadle & Barbara John, University of Wyoming.  Summary

Recent Presentations 

July 3  TC Library 6 p.m. – Oxygenation of Earth’s Atmosphere: rotation & day length dependent?
Presented by Gregory Dick, Univ.Mich. Video Summary

June 20, 12:15 p.m., Jackson Senior CenterDeciphering the Dynamics of a Magma Chamber with Microscopic Zircon, Presented by Tiffany Rivera, Westminster College of Salt Lake City  Video Summary

June 19, 6 p.m., TC Library –  Yellowstone’s NOT-so-super eruptions, Presented by Tiffany Rivera, Westminster College of Salt Lake City Video Summary

June 5, 6 p.m.,TC Library: Monitoring the Structural Health of Rock ArchesPresented by Jeff Moore, University of Utah Video Materials  Summary



Members Only Events

August 4 –  Members BBQ – Old Wilson Schoolhouse at 5 PM 

August 10 through 12 –   Field Trip Central Idaho.