Louisiana Gulf Coast

A new evening experience at Laura Plantation reveals the darker shades of the property's contemporary history Read more

House & Home


Luce Monk Carter

Share your stories with us, for a chance to be included in Country Roads' December 2019 issue Read more


The Morgan City native often writes about the African American experience, especially coming of age during the Civil Rights era in the Deep South Read more



Will Smith, Jr.

After a summer of rising waters, an exhibition on all we have to lose Read more

Visual & Performing Arts


Photo by Z28scrambler from Wikimedia Commons.

A short history on the origins of Louisiana protestantism Read more



Sean Gasser

Holding fast to their traditions, coastal hunters are taking steps to reverse the loss of hunting lands and decline in game species Read more

Knowing Nature


Michael Tucker

The tenacious surfers of South Louisiana Read more

Outdoor Adventures

A state-wide Mardi Gras parade calendar with sections for New Orleans, Acadiana, Southwest Louisiana, the Capitol Region, North Louisiana, and the Cajun Coast. Read more

People & Places

Four small-town stores making their ways in a changing world Read more

People & Places


Chris Battaglia

Scientists in the Mississippi Delta are fighting to save the roseau cane, all while scientists elsewhere struggle to eradicate it. Read more

Knowing Nature


Christie Matherne Hall

Inside the high-stakes, irreverent culture of bourré Read more

People & Places

Favorite snippets from our writers' travels Read more

35th Anniversary

A closer look at the voracious nutria Read more

Knowing Nature


Lucie Monk Carter

More of the BP settlement money is apportioned Read more

People & Places


Courtesy of Elifin Realty

Two unusual bursts of mobility this month Read more

Outdoor Adventures


Matthew Noel

In a Houma bookstore, two million titles and over twenty years of success Read more

People & Places


Lucie Monk Carter

At Laura Plantation, Norman Marmillion asks visitors to follow the story of Creole culture's development in the commingling of West African, West European, and Native American cultures Read more

Supper Club

Join us for a sustainable seafood dinner at Baton Rouge's Water Campus on April 20 Read more

Supper Club

All year long we’re inviting everyone who has ever opened a copy of Country Roads to share their story with us. Read more

People & Places


Lucie Monk Carter

Could a return to natural infrastructure save South Louisiana? Read more

Knowing Nature