Soft Armoring (image) University of Washington Share Print E-Mail Caption This is a 'soft' shoreline project along Jamestown Beach in Sequim, Washington, where logs and plantings are used instead of a retaining wall. Credit Hugh Shipman Usage Restrictions Photo credit required. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.