Abandoned buildings and weeds mark a former U.S. Department of Agriculture research site on Peach Avenue in southeast Fresno in this 2016 file photo. The 49-acre site was deeded to the city by the National Park Service in 2006 with the condition that it be used for park and recreation purposes.
Abandoned buildings and weeds mark a former U.S. Department of Agriculture research site on Peach Avenue in southeast Fresno in this 2016 file photo. The 49-acre site was deeded to the city by the National Park Service in 2006 with the condition that it be used for park and recreation purposes. TIM SHEEHAN tsheehan@fresnobee.com
Abandoned buildings and weeds mark a former U.S. Department of Agriculture research site on Peach Avenue in southeast Fresno in this 2016 file photo. The 49-acre site was deeded to the city by the National Park Service in 2006 with the condition that it be used for park and recreation purposes. TIM SHEEHAN tsheehan@fresnobee.com

There’s a shortage of parks in southeast Fresno. One group steps up with plans to help

February 08, 2018 04:14 PM