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

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April 16, 6 p.m., TC Library Presentation: The Archean History of the Teton Range, Presented by Ron Frost, University of Wyoming.  Summary

April 17, 12:15  Jackson Sr. Center, Presentation Serpentinites and the Origin of Life,  Presented by Dr. B. Ronald Frost Department of Geology and Geophysics University of Wyoming Summary

May 7, 6 p.m., TC Library Presentation: Geologic to Human Timescales of Climate Change, Presented by J J Shinker, University of Wyoming.  Summary

May 21, 6 p.m., TC Library Presentation: American & Japanese clues to the 1700 Cascadia earthquake, Presented by Brian Atwater, US Geological Survey, University of Washington. Summary

May 22, 12:15 pm Jackson Sr. Center TC Library Presentation: Tales Granites Tell, Presented by Dr. Carol D. Frost Department of Geology and Geophysics University of Wyoming. Summary

Recent Presentations 

April 2, 6 p.m., TC Library Presentation: Yellowstone & Other Geologic hazards of NW Wyoming, Presented by Cynthia Blankenship & John Hebberger Jr., Geologists of Jackson Hole.  Summary

March 20 (Wednesday), 12:15 p.m.,Jackson Senior Center– Open to Public. Presentation: Microbialites of Great Salt Lake, Utah – tape recorders of lake hydrology and chemistry since the Pleistocene, Presented by Dennis Newell, Utah State University.  Summary

March 5, 6 p.m., TC Library Presentation: Fluid-Mineral Interactions in Shale, Presented by John Kaszuba, University of Wyoming.   Summary

February 19, 6 p.m., TC Library Presentation: When Streams Die (or at least dry up!), Presented by Sarah Godsey, Idaho State University. Summary

February 5, 6 p.m., TC Library –  Presentation: SONGS FROM THE STELLAR GRAVEYARD: Probing the Cosmos in Gravitational Waves, Presented by Shane Larson, CIERA,Northwestern University.  Summary Video1  Video2

January 15, 6 p.m., TC Library –  “Iceland: The Land of Fire, Light, and Ice”, Presented by Mike Adler, Geologists of Jackson Hole.  Video Summary  

January 7,  6 p.m., TC Library-  “Deepwater Horizon—an insider’s perspective on a deadly, $65 billion tragedy”, Presented by Cynthia Blankenship, Geologists of Jackson Hole.  Summary   Video


Members Only Events

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March 2019 – Field Trip to New Zealand