Brood X Cicadas: Fun, Fear, and Fascination

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The only place periodical Cicadas occur in the world is the eastern U.S. Brood X will emerge this spring by the millions! This talk will discuss the amazing and intriguing biology and ecology of cicadas, in addition to how they might affect people and plants in your landscape.

Dr. Paula Shrewsbury is a Professor and Extension Specialist at the University of Maryland and has worked with the green industries for over 25 years. She also serves on the Cicada Crew, a team of entomologists from the University of Maryland working to spread knowledge and awareness of periodical cicadas. 

Please register for the zoom link to this online event hosted by Discoveries: the Library at the Mall.