Put away the earplugs.
Put away the earplugs. This year’s emergence won’t be as noisy as the double whammy that hit here in 1998.
Periodical cicadas, with voices capable of drowning out lawn mowers and making normal conversation impossible, are back. But their noise and the tree damage they cause won’t be as severe as it was four years ago. Cicadas come in two varieties, annual and periodical. Every year,