17-year cicadas elusive in the Heights area

An adult Magicicada septendecim photographed in Bedford.  Trace evidents points to pockets of this species surviving in the Heights area.
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Though present in swarms only a few miles away, 17-year cicadas have proven scarce in the Heights area. “We haven’t seen them in any quantity,” says Sarah Cech, Natural Resources Manager for the Nature Center at Shaker Lakes. The few cicadas that call the Heights home have mostly revealed themselves by trace evidence: a wing […]