Is Northbrook the only village doing this?

The concept started as a citizen science project in the UK and has been adopted by several US organizations including Xerces. Appleton WI was an early adopter, and Westmont in IL started in 2021. Now there are many other villages in the Chicagoland area that have adopted or are considering adopting No Mow May or versions of it (like No Mow until Mothers’ Day). There are several research studies that can affirm the benefits of the program including one by the United States Forest Service in suburban Springfield, MA. USFS NoMow

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1. What is No Mow May?
2. Who does this apply to?
3. Why is Northbrook doing this?
4. Is Northbrook the only village doing this?
5. Is there evidence that delayed mowing helps pollinators?
6. How do I participate?
7. Can I only do a portion of my yard?
8. What if I think my grass is getting too long?
9. Dandelions are non-native weeds, why should I let them grow?
10. What should I do about dandelion seed heads in my yard?
11. My neighbor is participating, and I don't like it.
12. What about ticks?
13. I have allergies, should I be concerned?
14. What happens after No Mow May for enforcement?
15. Does the Village grass height ordinance refer to all grasses?
16. What else can a property owner that cares deeply about pollinators be doing?