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.

Recent Events and Field Trips - Click to view slide show

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.


12/14 (Thursday!) Please note date change “ Extraordinary in the Ordinary: The Hubble telescope – great images, incredible science”. Presented by Samuel Singer, Wyoming Stargazing.  Summary

1/8 (MONDAY) Global Warming 101 – or Everything you wanted to know about our changing climate (But were too afraid to ask). Presented by Mike Adler, Geologists of Jackson Hole.  Summary

1/16  The Discovery, Development, & Demise of Wyoming’s Atlantic City Iron Mine. Presented by Chuck Dahl, Geologists of Jackson Hole. Summary

Recent Presentations 

11/6 (Monday!) Reconstructing Early Paleogene forests, food webs and climate using the fossil leaves of Wyoming”. Presented by Esther Pinheiro, University of Wyoming  Summary Video

10/17  Monitoring Glacial Retreat in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem.  Justin Snyder, PG, Bridger-Teton NF, Robin Thomas, Geologist, GeoCorps.  Greater Yellowstone Coordinating Committee (GYCC) – Glacier Working Group. Video    Summary

10/3  Natural Trap Cave, A Window into Wyoming’s Past.  PrGretchen Hurley, Geologist, Bureau of Land Management, Cody Office. Video  Summary 

9/19 Building mountains in old continental crust: examples from the Northern Rockies and the central Andes.  Dave Pearson ISU.  Video  Summary 

9/5  Eruption of Kilauea 1959 – 1960: Classic Example of Hawaiian Volcanism  Bob Tilling, USGS and Member GJH. Video    Summary

Members Only Events

10/18 Members Lunch Jackson Whole Grocer  Yellowstone – One of the World’s Great Volcanos – John Hebberger Jr.  GJH