Spring is here. With it comes cicadas, spiders, and beavers?

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**ADVANCE FOR MONDAY, APRIL 17** A beaver lodge sits in the middle of a pond in Madison County, Ill., on Tuesday, April 11, 2006. Beavers are increasingly becoming the blame in Illinois and elsewhere of landowners fed up with seeing the oversize rodents do what they do best_maniacally gnaw trees to nubs and stop water wherever it flows, swamping farmland, timber and roads. As a result beaver bounty hunters are making a decent dime clearing anywhere from $30 to a couple hundred dollars for each grievance call. (AP Photo/James A. Finley)

Rebecca Fyffe, urban wildlife expert and Research Director at Landmark Pest Management, joins Steve Bertrand on Chicago’s Afternoon News to discuss beavers in the suburbs, Brood X cicadas ready to emerge in a deafening chorus, the music spiders make, and Murder Hornets.

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