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.

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It’s the New Year and time to pay your dues.  Click on Membership above and then Pay Dues

Public Programs
in Conjunction with
Teton Co. Library

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Unless otherwise notified all programs are held at 6 p.m in the Teton County Library Auditorium.


3/6  Gulf of Mexico: Geology and Evolution of the Petroleum Industry. Presented by Cynthia Blankenship, Geologists of Jackson Hole. Summary

3/20 Reproduction in Troodon Formosus, America’s First Dinosaur. Presented by David Varricchio, Montana State University. Summary

4/3  The Eastern Snake River Plain:  A volcanic wonderland. Presented by Mike McCurry, Idaho State University, Department of Geosciences  Summary

4/17 Life after Death: Whale Fall Scavenging Successions, Presented by Laura Vietti, Museum & Collections Manager, University of Wyoming   Summary

Recent Presentations 

2/20   Documenting Ancient Wasatch Fault Earthquakes    Presented by Alexis Ault, Utah State University. Summary

2/6  Exploring Our Solar System: Pluto and Mars Revealed Presented by Mike Adler, Geologists of Jackson Hole.  Video Summary –  Slides


Members Only Events

3/21  Jackson Whole Grocer 12:15 AM to 1:30 PM.  Dead Cows, Hadrosaur Mummies and Pregnant Ichthyosaurs: Understanding Fossil Preservation Through Actualistic Studies.  Presented By: David Varricchio, Montana State