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Cicadas in Sonoma mag May/June issue

Just one little item in the May/June 2024 issue of Sonoma magazine: a piece on our local cicadas, which emerge from underground around this time every year to begin making a ratchety racket. With the help of a local expert, I explain why and how it all happens. This is a big year for cicadas, with the dual emergence of 17-year and 13-year periodic cicadas back East.

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