Geologists of Jackson Hole

As a non-profit, all-volunteer organization, 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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Due to the COVID 19 outbreak, all public programs will be Live Digital presentations in conjunction with the Teton County Library using Zoom. You are welcome to view the live presentations using the Zoom meeting link and password listed for each presentation...

Upcoming Live Digital Presentations

July 7th (Tuesday), 6 p.m., Digitally presented on ZOOM – Open to Public. Presentation: “The First People & Last Mammoths in Wyoming, Presented by Todd Surovell, University of Wyoming.  Join GJH Zoom Meeting:    SUMMARY   Meeting ID: 859 8062 1447.  Password: 833307

If a computer isn’t available you can phone in by calling:   (253) 215-8782.   Meeting ID: 859 8062 1447.   Password: 833307. 

August 18th (Tuesday), 6 p.m., LIVE via ZOOM:  “Idaho’s Dinosaurs: They Dug Their Own Graves”  Presented by – Dr. L.J. Krumenacker, Department of Geological Sciences and Idaho Museum of Natural History, ISU.

Recent Presentations 

June 16 (Tuesday) 6 P.M. in conjunction with the Teton County Library, “A Storm of Stars: A Living History of the Milky Way” Presented by Shane Larson, NW University  SummaryVideo Available on YouTube

May 19 (Tuesday) 6 P.M. in conjunction with the Teton County Library, “Recent History of the Teton Fault” presented by Glenn Thackray, Idaho State University. Zoom Meeting:  Summary  Video Available on YouTube.

April 21, 2020 on Zoom.  Summary: Geologic Hazards of the Jackson Hole Area Presented by Cynthia Blankenship, co-authored by John Hebberger Jr., The Geologists of Jackson Hole. Video Available on YouTube

April 7 Jupiter Rediscovered presented by Mike Adler  Video Available on YouTube

March 3rd (Tuesday), 6 p.m., Teton Co. Library Auditorium – Open to Public. Presentation: “Flood plain dynamics along rivers in the western USA & related conservation issues”, Presented by Mike Merigliano.  Video  Summary  

February 19th (Wednesday), 12 p.m. / noon, JH Senior Center – Open to Public. Presentation: “When Sponges Built Mountains”, Presented by Kathleen Ritterbush, University of Utah.  Summary

February 18th (Tuesday), 6 p.m., Teton Co. Library Auditorium – Open to Public. Presentation: “Swimming with the Ammonites, Presented by Kathleen Ritterbush, University of Utah. Summary

February 4th (Tuesday), 6 p.m., Teton Co. Library Auditorium – Open to Public. Presentation: The Amazing Geology and Scenery of New Zealand”, Presented by Mike Adler, Geologists of Jackson Hole. Summary  Video


Members Only Events

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Field Trip to the Thermopolis Dinosaur Museum scheduled in June 26-28  CANCELED