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2013 Cicada

Why Are Cicadas So Loud? It Might Be Brood to Ask

Kelly Rypkema | Posted 08.28.2013 | Green
Kelly Rypkema

This June, periodical cicadas treated certain areas of the East Coast to their eerie serenade of love. Okay, some would call it less than a serenade, and granted, I wouldn't want a cicada to whisper sweet nothings in my ear at his impressive volume of 90 dB (give or take).

When The Cicadas Were Last Here In 1996...

Posted 05.25.2013 | Green

Yes, yes, the Brood II cicadas are emerging. They'll be loud, they'll be tasty and they'll be having a buzz-filled mating party for four to six weeks....

This Is What Cicadas Sound Like

Posted 05.11.2013 | Green

The cicadas are coming. Soon. Billions of the red-eyed bugs are expected to swarm the East Coast for six weeks after temperatures get warm enough ...