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Brood X: The Cicada Podcast
58 minutes | Jul 19, 2021
Bonus Episode: Q&A with Dr. K
We received so many questions during the run of our Brood X podcast, that we had to invite Dr. Kritsky back for a live Q&A session with Cory Sharber. Listen above, wherever you pod, or check out the video below.
25 minutes | Jun 29, 2021
Episode X: Thank You, Citizens!
As our podcast series concludes and our cicada friends begin their new 17-year cycle, Dr. Gene Kritsky from Mount St. Joseph University talks about the success of the Brood X crowd sourcing effort and the Cicada Safari app.
18 minutes | Jun 22, 2021
Episode IX: The Silence Of The Cicadidae
What are our visitors doing when you don't hear their distinctive mating buzz? If you've noticed they get quiet at night or when it rains, do you know what they're up to?
20 minutes | Jun 15, 2021
Episode VIII: Cold Brood
In this episode, Dr. Gene Kiritsky and Cory Sharber discuss how did our unseasonable April and May weather impact the Brood X emergence.
19 minutes | Jun 8, 2021
Episode VII: The Loud Buzz of Love
Brood X , as you might be hearing, has emerged and they are looking to do the one thing they’ve been waiting 17 years to do – mate! The loud buzzing is the cicadas’ way of saying “what’s your sign” in a crowded bar, but it’s not all fun and games this year.
20 minutes | Jun 1, 2021
Episode VI: Cultural Connections
Human beings have been fascinated with cicadas for generations. These visitors have spurred stories, symbols and artifacts because of their rare appearances, one-of-a-kind look, and their song of love.
18 minutes | May 25, 2021
Episode V: How Cicadas Fit Into The Big Picture
We’ve always been told about the importance of maintaining our ecosystems, but how do 17-year cicadas fit into that delicate balance?
16 minutes | May 18, 2021
Episode IV: Those Who Came Before Gene
Our expert, Dr. Gene Kritsky, has devoted a great deal of his professional life to the study of cicadas. But who studied them before him? How did early scientists study these periodical emergences? And is crowd sourcing a new concept in cicada studies?
17 minutes | May 11, 2021
Episode III: Impacting Planet Earth
If you look closely, cicadas do look prehistoric, so how long have they been around and how have they survived so long on our ever-changing planet?
17 minutes | Apr 27, 2021
Episode I: Cicadas 101
As we begin our 10-week journey of the 2021 Brood X emergence, Dr. Kritsky and Cory Sharber discuss the very basics of cicadas – what are they, what do they look like, are they dangerous, when will they show up, and how can you prepare for their appearance?
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