If you feel you missed something, you’re not alone. Some regions couldn’t help but hear the 17-year cicada serenade, but others did not.
In Tenafly, N.J., the cicadas are noticeable but not deafening. The cicadas are on garbage cans and door frames in addition to the trees in the northern New Jersey suburb.
Now that the much-discussed 17-year cicadas have begun their emergence, many have wondered how the insects should be dealt with.
They are back and crawling out of the ground near you. Brood II cicadas are making their return to New York, popping up all over trees, power poles, and mailboxes.
They’ve been spotted in Tenafly, Wayne, Colonia, Fanwood, Mendham, and Montclair.
The 17-year cicadas are emerging, and for the next few weeks, millions will be filling the night with their ominous buzz.
The 17-year cicadas will come out of hiding before you know it, and if you have just landscaped your yard, you might want to take some precautions.
One entomologist is among those who see the emergence of the cicadas as a great gastronomic delicacy.
New Yorkers haven’t heard the noisy buzzing of cicadas in springtime in 17 years, but get ready, because they’re coming again.
After a 17-year slumber, cicadas will be making their unwelcome debut throughout the Tri-State Area in about a month.