posted on Jun, 4 2011 @ 03:56 PM
I've witnessed this happening for more than 15 years. It used to happen every year at my mother's old house, and it seems to happen in areas that
are heavily developed subdivisions with lots of lawn bordered by sidewalks.
While I've seen worms come out because of waterlogged soils and mole activity, nothing compares to the crispy-curly carpet of dried worms by the
hundreds during these mass die-offs.
They never seem to be the big night-crawler worms, but the smaller earthworms.
I have often wondered if perhaps stray voltage from underground utilites could be causing this, since these neighborhoods are all equipped with power
from underground lines.
I've never seen this happen out where we are, although we have lawns and some sidewalks,we are out in the country and our power comes in overhead on