The cicadas are here (in Metro Detroit). Well, they’ve been here for 17 years. But now they’re emerging.
Submit your cicada photos for our photo challenge 17 years in the making.
Brood X has been developing for 17 years and will be making their appearance soon.
A natural areas and collections specialist at University of Michigan shares what residents should do to protect their trees from Brood X cicadas.
Sometimes referred to as the Great Eastern Brood, the Brood X periodical cicada is a 17-year cicada that last emerged in 2004.
Brood X cicada are anticipated to emerge in May, June so the city of Ann Arbor has put together some resources for residents.