Crickets are an important part of the urban ecosystem, but little is known about their presence in and around New York. Sam Droege, biologist at the USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, and Lou Sorkin, entomologist at the American Museum of Natural History, explain the upcoming NYC Cricket Crawl and how you can volunteer as a citizen scientist.
Have you heard a cricket or a katydid in the city? Tell us where.
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