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


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

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

Recent Presentations 

May 16,  12:15 PM – Jackson Senior Center – Rock Hounding in Wyoming by Mike Maurer, Geologists of Jackson Hole Video

May 15, 6 PM – TC Library – Carbon and Climate: Lessons from Wyoming’s Past.. Presented by Gabriel Bowen, Univ. of UT Video Summary

May 1,  6 PM – TC Library – Zircons are Forever: Oxygen isotopes and zircons. Presented by Liz King, GJH Video  Summary 

April 18,  12:15 PM – Jackson Senior Center – Environmental History of the Big Horn Basin, Presented by Tom Minckley  Video

April 17, 6 PM, Presbyterian Church of Jackson HoleJohn Wesley Powell and the Reimagination of the Arid West, Presented by Tom MinckleyUniversity of Wyoming, Department of Geography Video Summary

April 3,  6 PM – TC Library –  The Eastern Snake River Plain:  A volcanic wonderland. Presented by Mike McCurry, Idaho State University, Department of Geosciences Video  Summary

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

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

Members Only Events

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

August 10 through 12 –   Field Trip Central Idaho.