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City Lights: The Cicadas Are Coming. Are You Ready?

So you may have heard a thing or two about “Brood X,” the trillion-strong army of insects genetically programmed to burst from the soil beneath our feet and drown us in otherworldly screams in a matter of weeks. Not to worry! Knowledge is power, and you can learn everything there is to know about the strange life cycles of periodical cicadas in a free online lecture courtesy of the United States Botanic Garden in collaboration with the National Arboretum. The lecture will be hosted by Dr. Michael Raupp of the University of Maryland, better known as “The Bug Guy,” […]