Cicada brigade

A dreamy June landscape: vivid green grass, ripe seed heads, and the inexorable march of tiny feet. Jen Williams Dragon took this shot of a few recently emerged Brood II 17-year cicadas in the Ulster County hamlet of Malden, near the Hudson River, on Monday, June 3.

Got cicadas? Want to do some citizen science? Report your sightings to Radiolab's Cicada Tracker, a collaboration between scientists, reporters and backyard cicada observers that's keeping track of Brood II up and down the East Coast.