1) Do not let children play under trees with accumulating snow,
2) Try to avoid parking vehicles or other valuable assets under snow packed trees. Some of the trees more prone to heavy snow damage are all pines, birches, poplars and maples, but please note any tree can break under stress.
3) During the storm, gently bang off any of the snow that has accumulated on ornamental trees.
4) If tree damage does occur on your property, call a professional to assist with the removal. There are a lot of hidden dangers associated with storm damaged trees.