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.

 

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Public Programs
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Teton Co. Library

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Upcoming

August 20th (Tuesday), 6 p.m., Teton Co. Library Auditorium – Open to Public. Presentation: “Moving towards a sustainable future: Metals are required to get there”, Presented by Adam Simon, University of Michigan. Summary

August 21 (Wednesday), 12:15 p.m., Jackson Senior Center – Open to Public. Presentation: “Ultima Thule, the Most Distant Object Man Has Visited, Pluto Update, and the Dawn and Rosetta Space Missions”, Presented by Mike Adler, Geologists of Jackson Hole.  Summary

September 3rd (Tuesday), 6 p.m., Teton Co. Library Auditorium – Open to Public. Presentation: “Overview of the 2018 eruption of Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii”, Presented by Bob Tilling, Volcanologist Emeritus, United States Geological Survey.  Summary

September 17th (Tuesday), 6 p.m., Teton Co. Library Auditorium – Open to Public. Presentation: “Zircons are forever: 4.4 billion year record of oxygen isotopes in zircons?”, Presented by Liz King, Geologists of Jackson Hole.  Summary

Recent Presentations 

July 31 4pm Snow King geology – Walk to the top of Snow King Mtn and explore the geology of Jackson Hole with Patrick Starich and John Hebberger (Jr.)!   Meet at the “Wildlife Lane” parking area & trail head along Snow King Avenue.  Summary. 

August 6th (Tuesday), 6 p.m., Teton Co. Library Auditorium – Open to Public. Presentation: “Part 1: Scientific Integrity in Education; Part 2: “The Great Dying” – end Permian extinction event”, Presented by John Geissman, Professor Emeritus, University of New Mexico   Video Summary

July 18 6 pm Museum of Wildlife Auditorium..Moon Landing Celebration:  “From the Mountain to the Moon” by Dr. Ivo Lucchitta – U.S. Geological Survey – Flagstaff, Arizona  Description Video

July 16th (Tuesday), 6 p.m., Teton Co. Library Auditorium – Open to Public. Presentation: “The Anatomy Of Yellowstone Hydrothermal Systems and Their Related Hazards”, Presented by Bob Smith, University of Utah.  Video  Summary 

July 2nd (Tuesday), 6 p.m., Teton Co. Library Auditorium – Open to Public. Presentation: “Death to Discovery: How the amazing fossils of  Wyoming’s Fossil Lake came to be”, Presented by Arvid Aase, US Park Service.  Summary

 

Members Only Events

Renew your membership for 2019!
NEW date: Sept. 21: Intermittent Springs Field Trip
Oct. 4-6:  Field trip to Dinosaur National Park and Flaming Gorge
Nov. 13 – Field trip to INEL