The Commons: No Mow May

With the help of an app developed by University of Wisconsin–Madison entomologists, Sun Prairie residents are becoming scientists studying bees in their own yards this May.

The city of Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, located northeast of Madison, is participating in the No Mow May conservation initiative for the second year. With support from Thriving Earth Exchange — an AGU program that advances local solutions to community priorities — the city hopes to expand on results of the first year by collecting more robust information from community members. Read the full story online and in the digital magazine.