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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June 18,  6 p.m., TC Library Presentation: Was the northern 1/2 of Teton Range cataclysmically ‘erased’ by  migration of the Yellowstone hotspot?, Presented by Ryan Thigpen, University of Kentucky.  Summary

June 19th (Wednesday)   – Lunchtime Presentation –12:15 pm, Jackson Senior Center:  Capturing the tempo of landscape response across a range of temporal scales and variable rates of tectonic forcing.  Presented by Ryan Thigpen, University of Kentucky.

Recent Presentations 

June 4, 6 p.m., TC Library Presentation:  Seeing” a Laramide Age Mountain Front, Presented by Morgan Brown, Tenax Geophysical.  Video  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

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.  Video 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 Video

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



Members Only Events

Renew your membership for 2019!
July 25-28, 2019  :  Mines and Mining field trip
August 3:  Members Barbecue
August 24: Intermittent Springs Field Trip
Oct. 4-6:  Field trip to Dinosaur National Park and Flaming Gorge