Mormon Crickets Are Back In Utah And They Are Coming In Massive Swarms
By Courtnie Erickson|Published June 27, 2023
From Southern Utah to the Panhandle in Idaho, Courtnie Erickson has lived in what she believes are the best (and the most beautiful!) areas in the country. She graduated with a journalism degree from Utah State University and has more than 15 years of professional writing experience. You’ll likely see her with a Dr. Pepper in her hand and a pair of running shoes on her feet. Courtnie is a writer and editor at OnlyInYourState.
Mormon Crickets are making an appearance in Utah once again. These small insects aren’t coming quietly either. In fact, they are coming in massive swarms and it’s so bad that neighboring states have resorted to leaf blowers, road graders, and even snow plows to remove them from roads and sidewalks.