Warmer weather in Rhode Island means a whole lot of goodness – from sun-soaked, longer days to the return of the hummingbirds in our backyards. This year we may also welcome some unexpected visitors. A new invasive species of spider is making its way up the northeast, and it’s expected to arrive in Rhode Island sometime this year. Here’s what you need to know about our arriving guests.

Have you seen this new invasive species of spider in Rhode Island yet? Let us know in the comments! Are you ready to get out and explore more of nature? Slip on your hiking shoes and set off on one of the best hikes in Rhode Island.

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