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

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

March 19, 6 p.m., TC Library Presentation: Hot springs in the Peruvian Andes – deep fluids in young mountains & possible analog for Wyoming’s mountains and basins, Presented by Dennis Newell, Utah State University. 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

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

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

Recent Presentations 

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

December 4, 6 p.m., TC Library – “Yellowstone National Park: Through the Lens of Time”, Presented by Brad Boner, Jackson Hole News & Guide  Summary  Video

October 17, Jackson Senior Center 12:15 PM  The Mush Valley Lagerstätte: An early Mioecene crater lake deposit in north-central Ethiopia  Present by Ellen Currano, University of Wyoming Video  Summary

October 16, 6 p.m., TC LibraryEocene Hyperthermals – or rapid & extreme warming events as documented in WY, Presented by Ellen Currano, University of Wyoming  Summary


Members Only Events

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March 2019 – Field Trip to New Zealand