Tom Kunesh, environmental health supervisor for Whatcom County, harvests varnish clams at the public beach at the end of Cornwall Avenue in Bellingham. Varnish clams, Kunesh explains, are valuable to public health officials because they pick up toxins sooner than other species and harbor them longer, helping track toxic blooms.
Tom Kunesh, environmental health supervisor for Whatcom County, harvests varnish clams at the public beach at the end of Cornwall Avenue in Bellingham. Varnish clams, Kunesh explains, are valuable to public health officials because they pick up toxins sooner than other species and harbor them longer, helping track toxic blooms. Staff The Bellingham Herald
Tom Kunesh, environmental health supervisor for Whatcom County, harvests varnish clams at the public beach at the end of Cornwall Avenue in Bellingham. Varnish clams, Kunesh explains, are valuable to public health officials because they pick up toxins sooner than other species and harbor them longer, helping track toxic blooms. Staff The Bellingham Herald