Join Kane County naturalists on a June 18 hike looking for cicadas

The buzz is in the air as the periodical cicadas are set to emerge in Illinois this summer, and the Forest Preserve District invites you to learn more during the upcoming program, “The Cicadas are Coming.”

Join them on Tuesday, June 18, from 4 to 5 p.m. at Fabyan Forest Preserve West, 1925 Batavia Ave. (Route 31), Geneva.

This interpretive program will be educational as participants hike along the trail in search of these noisy insects.

“This year’s emergence is a rare opportunity to witness nature’s wonders up close, and we’re excited to share our insights with the community,” said Barb McKittrick, environmental education manager.

This all-ages program is free, but registration is required. To secure your spot, register at

For more information about “The Cicadas are Coming” program and other upcoming nature programs, visit

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