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Maryland has passed the point of peak cicadas. How much longer will they last?

Pikesville resident Elizabeth Burgess, 26, was expecting a relaxed Saturday at home when her plans were thwarted by unwelcome guests in her living room: a half-dozen Brood X cicadas. Her windows were closed and she was careful to close her front door quickly, but the beady-eyed insects got creative, wiggling their way in through her fireplace, which has since been sealed off with a large trash ...

“By the Fourth of July, the cicadas will be gone,” Raupp said.“Everybody is up and out and now the adults are in the treetops,” Raupp said.“As you plant more trees and green space, cicadas are going to do better,” Raupp said.” When it comes to Howard County, Raupp said there are more cicadas there than the last time they rose from the ground 17 years ago.

Pikesville resident Elizabeth Burgess, 26, was expecting a relaxed Saturday at home when her plans were thwarted by unwelcome guests in her living room: a half-dozen Brood X cicadas.For Burgess and many Maryland residents, the emergence of the Brood X cicadas from their 17 years underground was the 2021 gift few asked for.

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