The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) recently awarded the Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division (WFF) of the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) a nearly $2.57 million land conservation grant authorized under Section 6 of the Endangered Species Act to apply toward the purchase of 1,728 acres of critical Red Hills salamander (RHS) habitat in Monroe County, Alabama.