Events, Sci-Tech

Brood X cicadas begin to emerge in Nottingham, Parkville, Carney

NOTTINGHAM, MD—It’s almost showtime.  The first Brood X cicadas are beginning to emerge in the Nottingham area. According to the Cicada Safari mobile app, the 17-year visitors are beginning to surface in White Marsh, Nottingham, Parkville, and Carney. The Brood X cicadas are expected to begin emerging in droves by mid-May and stick around until the end of June. Last week, …


Events, Politics, Sci-Tech

Governor Hogan proclaims May, June 2021 Maryland Magicicada Months

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Friday issued a proclamation declaring May and June 2021 as Maryland Magicicada Months to recognize the return of the 17-year periodical cicada and to generate public awareness about these fascinating insects. Brood X periodical cicadas are only found in the eastern United States and emerge once every 17 years. In Maryland, they will begin to …


Spring-like warm-up anticipated in Baltimore area this week

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Spring isn’t here quite yet, but it may feel like it later this week. The National Weather Service says that the Mid-Atlantic states will see a big warm-up this week. High temperatures will climb upward each day in the Baltimore area, peaking at right around 70 degrees on both Thursday and Friday. The Brood X 17-year cicadas are expected …

BROOD X: 17-year cicadas to re-emerge in Maryland this spring

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Brood X is coming.  For the first time in nearly two decades, the 17-year locusts (actually, cicadas) are set to return to Maryland this spring. Trillions of the noisy creatures will begin to emerge from the ground in mid-May and stick around through late June.  They typically begin to make their way upward once the soil temperature reaches 64 degrees …