On the project map, go to the map toolbar
Click on 'Drawing'
Select 'User Drawing Tools'. This will display the design toolbar in the top-center of the project map.
Click on the free-form polygon tool
Using your cursor, trace out the desired search area on the map clicking the cursor to drop each corner of the polygon.
Re-click the original starting point of the polygon to complete the search area.
Once the search area has been traced, turn off the free-form polygon functionality by selecting the 'hand' icon in the design toolbar (or turning off the User Drawing Tools from the drawing menu).
Click on the search area polygon
In the pop-up, click the 'See Actions' button
Select 'Project Tasks'
Click on 'Parcel Search'
In the search modal, input the minimum acres
Click 'Get Count' to see the max number of parcels that will be pulled into the project in the next step
If the 'Get Count' parcel number is too high or too low, adjust the minimum acreage and re-do the 'Get Count' step
Click 'Run' to pull the parcels into the project